ISLAMABAD: A young man was shot by a policeman at the I-10 sector early Friday morning allegedly after failing to stop at a checkpoint, Aaj News reported.
According to police officials,, the young man – identified as Taimur and woman traveling in a car were signaled by the policeman to stop at a checkpoint at 4:00 am. When they did not stop, the policeman opened fire on their vehicle.
The man died on the spot and the policeman fled the site. A postmortem report stated that the bullet fractured his skull.
However, a female passenger in the same vehicle was reported to be in safe condition. Taimur hailed from Mardan, while the woman with him belongs to Lahore reportedly.
Case has been registered against the police officer at the Sabzi Mandi police station by Taimur’s brother.