thenews.com.pk 19 Sep, 2020 06:00 am

Two cops injured as protest turns violent in Kohat

Two cops injured as protest turns violent in Kohat
KOHAT: A deputy superintendent of police and a station house officer sustained injuries when a demonstration turned violent and the protesters pelted stones at the police here on Friday.It was...

Deputy Inspector General of Police, Kohat Range, Tayyab Hafeez Cheema, Sector Commander Brigadier Shahzad, District Police Officer Javed Iqbal and other police officials were present to monitor the situation.However, they dispersed peacefully when the police officials held talks with them.The police officials said that no one would be allowed to create disturbance or take law into their own hands.It was learnt that the members of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat had staged a protest rally that started from the City Phattak and it turned violent when the participants reached the Peshawar Chowk.

The members of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat had taken out the rally to protest the incident.Meanwhile, the police deployed more cops at the sensitive places in the Kohat city to beef up security.

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