ASI, constable shot dead in Hayatabad | Accused involved in killing arrested: Police

ASI, constable shot dead in Hayatabad | Accused involved in killing arrested: Police

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PESHAWAR: Police have arrested a man accused involved in the killing of two cops in the vicinity of Tatara police station on Wednesday.
According to Hayatabad police, two police officials including Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Riaz Khan and constable Jaffer were shot dead during a search operation in the Hayatabad area on Wednesday morning..
Police said seven accused were arrested from a house during the raid. During interrogation, an accused named Hama, son of Hussain, resident of Bannu district has confessed to killing both the cops.
Police have also recovered the weapon used in the killing of police officers. Police said further investigation is underway. According to police control, Assistant Sub-Inspector, Riaz Khan and Constable Jaffar who were accompanying a police team during a search operation based on intelligence information, were shot dead by the firing of accused present in a house. The police team when tried to enter a suspected house accused opened fire, killing two of the cops on the spot.