PESHAWAR (INP): A police man and a suspected proclaimed offender were killed and another police personnel sustained injuries during encounter in Zindiasir area here in the wee hours of Thursday.
According to police, on a tip off about presence of a wanted accused in the area police raided at a house from where the accused opened fire at police party. Two police personnel sustained serious injuries in the firing. They were shifted to hospital for treatment where an injured police man named Shah Fasial succumbed to his injuries and another personnel identified as Noor Hussain was being received treatment.
An additional police party was also called in the area and in the retaliatory firing police killed the proclaimed offender. Police cordoned off the entire area and started search operation.
Meanwhile, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has arrested an extortionist from Peshawar. The accused Naeem demanded one million extortions money from a businessman of Nowshera.