The funeral prayers of Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Asim Ali and Constable Shahid Arshad Ali who were killed in a police encounter with unknown dacoits at Shamkay Bhattiyan Manga Mandi area on Monday night were offered today at District Police Lines Qilla Gujjar Singh.
Special prayers were offered for the departed soul of ASI Asim Ali and Constable Shahid Arshad Ali on this occasion whereas a contingent of police presented a guard of honour to the martyred constable as well. CCPO Dogar, along with Additional IG Investigation Punjab, DIG Operations Afzal Ahmad Kausar, DIG Investigation and other senior police officers laid flower wreaths on the coffins of the martyred police personnel.
Later, the dead bodies of martyred policemen departed for their final burial in their native areas in the custody of police officers with complete police protocol. CCPO Lahore Ghulam Mahmood Dogar and other senior police officers met with the brothers and other family members of martyred police personnel and assured them of complete cooperation and look from Lahore police in every respect.
As per the FIR of the incident registered with Manga Mandi police station, the unidentified robbers had been looting the citizens in the Shamkay Bhattiyan area. As soon as the police intervened, the suspects opened fire at them. Assistant Sub-Inspector Asim Ali and Constable Shahid Arshad suffered bullet wounds and were shifted to the hospital in critical condition. Both the cops succumbed to their wounds.
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