Rawalpindi Police arrest suspect in shooting anti-dengue team
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Police said no causality reported in the incident as government team miraculously survived the attack.
The incident occurred in Dhok Imam Deen, an area of Beruni Saddar Police station in Rawalpindi in which the dengue team wanted to spray in the house but the person in the house stopped the dengue workers to do so.
Rawalpindi Central Police Official (CPO) Syed Shehzad Nadeem Bukhari said: “It is not acceptable to stop or resist any government official from performing his duties. Police will take strict action against such serious offences.”
Dengue cases are on the rise in Punjab and in Sindh metropolis Karachi and authorities have paced up anti-dengue spray to control the outbreak.
Reporter Usman Javed Malik