Murder accused flees from police custody

City News Feb, 20 2024
Murder accused flees from police custody
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KARACHI: An accused facing murder charges fled from police custody in City Court premises, police said. Accused Shaukat was arrested on murder charges by law enforcers of Awami Colony Police Station, they added.

Police claimed handcuff was not fastened properly which allowed accused to run away. Three policemen were also present with accused when he fled from court’s premises, as per police.

Following incident, Assistant Sub Inspector Ramzan and constables Shamim and Ayub were suspended and taken into custody.

This is not first time that an accused facing criminal charges escaped from police custody. At least three such incidents have taken place only this year so far in Sindh.

Lately, an accused fled from police custody after law enforcers made stopover at hotel on highway.

Published in The Daily National Courier, February, 22 2024

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