SIALKOT-A number of accomplices of an accused armed with guns, wooden sticks and iron rods allegedly beat up the police and got him freed from its custody here on Friday.
The police had arrested the accused from his house in village Saahneywali-Motra, Daska tehsil.
According to the FIR (No.49/2017) lodged at Motra police station by ASI Khalid Mehmood under sections 148, 149, 186 and 353 PPC, proclaimed offender Falak Sher alias Tanveer Keena was present at his house in the village. Meanwhile, a police team led by ASI Khalid Mehmood, on a tip-off, raided and arrested him.
Later, scores of local people including Rashid and Adnan gathered there and attacked the raiding police party with wooden sticks, bricks and iron roads, besides, firing on police. They beat up the policemen and got accused Falak Sher from police custody and fled away. The accused also tore the official uniforms. Police have claimed to arrest five accused for attacking the police and sent them behind bars.