Police officer martyred amidst raid in Rawalpindi

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RAWALPINDI: A police officer aged 42 lost his life during a raid in the precincts of Wah Cantt police station yesterday night after an encounter with the criminals.

According to Rawalpindi Police, Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Riaz proceeded for a raid which was taking place at a drug-seller’s den. Following to which, the assailants opened fire which resulted in the death of the official.

Moreover, the officer was shifted to a nearby hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.

The official Twitter handle of Rawalpindi Police also confirmed the news saying: “ASI Riaz has embraced Shahdat after an armed encounter with hardened criminals in Wah Cantt.”


In another Tweet, Rawalpindi police said: