Rawalpindi-Arshad Zaman alias Langra, the crime boss, was fatally shot and injured by two unknown assailants on Friday when he was touring in a automotive together with household in limits of Police Station (PS) RA Bazaar.
Nonetheless, his relations remained unharmed within the deadliest armed assault that created a wave of panic in closely guarded metropolis.
The sufferer was rushed to DHQ hospital for medical remedy by Edhi Ambulance. Heavy contingent of police reached at crime scene and picked up evidences.
The attackers managed to flee from the scene on a motorbike.
Based on particulars, Arshad Zaman alias Langra was touring in a white colored automotive together with spouse and daughter when two unidentified gunmen driving on a motorbike intercepted him close to PTCL Workplace at Mall Highway at 4:30pm. One of many gunmen opened indiscriminate firing on Arshad Langra whereas injuring him critically. The attackers managed to flee from the scene after lunching brazen armed assault on Langra. Nonetheless, the spouse and daughter of Langra narrowly escaped the deadliest assault.
SP Potohar Division Syed Ali together with heavy contingent of police rushed to the crime scene and picked up evidences apart from recording the statements of eyewitnesses.
Rescuers moved Arshad Langra to DHQ Hospital for treatment.
“Arshad Langra, 55, was shot four times into shoulder and belly,” a police investigator advised The Nation.
He stated police acquired a report concerning the capturing incident exterior PTCL Workplace and acted swiftly. He stated attackers got here on a motorbike and escaped after concentrating on Arshad Langra.
He stated police are attempting to hint out the attackers. Until the submitting of this report, police investigators had been current in DHQ Hospital for probing the case.
A police spokesman advised media that Arshad Zaman recorded his assertion earlier than police investigators in hospital that he had previous enmity with Kamran Shehzad and Imran and the duo is perhaps concerned in gun assault on him. He stated the investigators have began interrogation from this angle.
The police spokesman stated Arshad Langra is a legal most wished for his involvement in additional than 50 instances starting from homicide, tried homicide, rape, kidnapping for ransom and land grabbing. He stated police are going to file case in opposition to 5 suspects together with Kamran and Imran on criticism of Arshad Langra.