Rawalpindi - A police commando was killed in a hit-and-run road accident on Chakri Road, police said yesterday. The deceased was identified as Muhammad Saqib son of Muhammad Yaqoob, hails from Rajhar, a commando in Elite Force.

According to police, Muhammad Saqib was going somewhere on motorcycle when a speeding car hit him at Banni Stop on Chakri Road. As a result, the commando sustained fatal injuries and died on the spot, police said. However, the car driver managed escape from the scene, police added.

Rescue 1122 shifted the dead body to hospital for autopsy. A police officer told media men that police have traced the driver Awais and raids were being conducted to arrest him.