LAHORE - Police yesterday arrested a murder suspect from the Lahore airport when he was trying to flee abroad on a Dubai-bound flight.

Shahid Bashir was wanted to the police in connection with a murder case registered with Daska city police in 2006. The suspect was trying to aboard a Shaheen airline flight when he was detained by the airport security force. The suspect was later handed over to the police.

Found dead: A 50-year-old man was discovered dead from the Ravi Road police precincts early yesterday. The body was moved to the morgue for an autopsy.

Police were yet to ascertain the identity of the deceased. Some passersby spotted the body lying alongside a footpath and contacted the police by phone. According to investigators, the man was apparently a drug addict. The police are investigating the death.