Lawmaker runs over policeman in Quetta, Balochistan

A police constable was killed as a Pakistani lawmaker ran him over in Quetta, the main city of southwestern province of Balochistan.

Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) legislator and Public Accounts Committee chairman Abdul Majeed Khan Achakzai’s vehicle hit constable Haji Atta Ullah when he was performing traffic duties at Shaheed Faraz Sunbel Chowk on Tuesday evening.

SSP Traffic Nazeer Kurd said: “Achakzai was driving the vehicle himself and we are investigating the incident.” However, the police has lodged a case against unknown persons, reported The Express Tribune.

According to reports, the injured constable was taken to the Civil Hospital but succumbed to injuries while on the way to the trauma center. Police sources said the body of the victim was later handed over to his heirs.

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