Dolphin team suspended for shooting citizen in Lahore

By: News Desk
Published: 09:59 AM, 18 Dec, 2021
Dolphin team suspended for shooting citizen in Lahore
Caption: TV grab shows injured Bakhat Khan lying on a hospital bed.
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Members of a Dolphin team were suspended after a citizen was shot and seriously injured in Lahore on Saturday morning, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

According to police, the Dolphin squad received a message on 15 about a fight in the Township Market area. As the squad reached the site, citizen Bakhat Khan, who was involved in the fighting, tried to escape from the scene on sighting the Dolphin jawans.

A witness said that the Dolphin personnel on suspicion shot Bakhat Khan, who was shifted to Jinnah Hospital in a serious condition.

DIG Operations Dr Muhammad Abid Khan suspended the Dolphin after conducting a preliminary inquiry into the shooting incident.

An Operations Wing spokesman said Constable Faisal, Khalid Moazzam and Adil have been suspended. A case of attempted murder under sections 324 and 55c has been registered and Constable Faisal has been put behind the bars.

DIG Abid Khan said justice and merit will be followed while taking action against the Dolphin team

Reporter Faran Yameen