Rawalpindi - A transgender was shot dead by unknown armed man at the Mareer Hassan, sources informed The Nation yesterday.

According to sources, a man shot dead a eunuch at the Mareer Hassan over some dispute and fled after committing the crime. A police party reached the spot and took the dead body into custody and moved to DHQ for postmortem.

“The eunuch was shot into chest,” said a police officer without disclosing the name of deceased. Meanwhile, Civil Line police booked two constables in an abduction case.

According to well placed sources, the cops of Police Station Race Course held a man on charges of having liquor and later freed him after receiving bribe.

The accused appeared before CPO and lodged complaint that the two constables picked him up outside a private hotel on The Mall and detained him in a private torture cell.

The CPO directed the Civil Line police to lodge a case against two constables.

The Civil Line Police taking action registered a case against cops under section 365/155 of PPC and locked them up. Qaisar, a Moharar, refused to provide names of accused cops when contacted by this correspondent.