Police cop stabbed to death in traffic altercation in Gilgit
Gilgit (TP) October 7, 2019: A policeman was stabbed to death during a traffic altercation in Gilgit city on Monday evening.
Police said that Special Protection Unit driver Asif and citizen Kamil were involved in a traffic altercation that started on a main road within the airport police jurisdiction.
Police said that during the altercation Kamil became enraged and pulled his knife and stabbed Asif multiple times, leaving him in a pool of blood before fleeing the scene.
Asif, a resident of the Nagaral area, was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
According to the police Asif had fled to Danyor after committing the crime and had taken refuge at a hideout. The
Danyor police, on a tip-off, raided the hideout and arrested the murderer.
Police said that a case has been registered against Kamil and further investigation is underway.