PESHAWAR, Pakistan –After the driver was signaled to stop the vehicle, a National Highways and Motorway police official was run over by a car near the Peshawar toll plaza.
The incident happened on Thursday, and CCTV video shows a speeding white car entering the toll plaza when the unfortunate cop ordered him to pull over. However, the driver did not hesitate and hit the official, throwing him into the air.
When the perpetrator, Junaid, attempted to flee the scene, he was apprehended by police.
PS Chamkani has been entrusted with the prosecution of the accused.
A motorway police officer near Peshawar toll plaza was intentionally hit by an overspending car after the driver was being signaled to stop. The officer is in critical condition and has been hospitalized. pic.twitter.com/OtKEynyHPQ
— Pakistan Police (@PakistanPolice_) May 6, 2021
The injured officer, Adeel Ali Shah, was airlifted to Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar, where his condition is described as critical due to serious head injuries.
DIG Motorway Police Ashfaq Ahmed paid a visit to Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar on Friday to check on the health of National Highway Authority (NHA) medical helper Adeel Ali Shah.
DIG Ashfaq Ahmed paid rich tributes to those who have made outstanding sacrifices while performing their duties on this occasion.