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Two police officers held for shooting 2 brothers in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Security agencies have apprehended as many as two police personnel involved in killing at least two natives for not stopping at the check post in Rawalpindi.

According to the details, the bodies have been handed over to the bereaved families after post mortem.

Police on late Saturday night killed two youngsters for not stopping at a police check point at College Road in Satellite Town area of Rawalpindi. Both individuals Shakeel and Zeeshan have been identified as brothers.

Family of the two youngsters protested against the police brutality in Holy Family hospital.

Two officers have been arrested in relation to the incident. Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif took notice of the incident and has demanded a report of the incident from City Police Officer (CPO) Rawalpindi.

According to the details, police signaled the youngsters on a motorcycle to stop at the checkpoint. The officers fired at the individuals when they did not stop the vehicle. 24 year old Shakeel died on the spot while 20 year old Zeeshan was shifted to the Holy family hospital in severely critical condition where he succumbed to his injuries.

The brothers have been described as residents of Sadiqabad. Police arrested the 2 officers who fled the scene. The Regional Police Officer (RPO) has ordered a case to be registered against both police officials.

The family has stated that they will also protest in front of the Parliament House on Sunday. DNA



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