Ex-police officer shot dead in Lahore

F.P. Report

LAHORE: A former senior police officer was murdered near his home in Lahore on Saturday in what appeared to be an incident of target killing.

Former superintendent of police (SP) Farhat Abbas was targeted by a lone motorcyclist outside his residence in Iqbal Town.

According to police, the former SP was shot dead by the motorcyclist.

The police have taken the body into its custody and launched an investigation into the incident.

A heavy contingent of police was present at the crime scene where investigators collected evidence.

CCPO Bilal Kamyana took notice of the incident and sought a report from SP Iqbal Town.

The CCPO directed the police to analyse the evidence thoroughly and also the CCTV footage and arrest the suspect as soon as possible.

He also directed the police to utilize all the resources to arrest the murderer.