CHARSADDA: A woman smuggler was killed on Saturday in an exchange of firing police in Sardaryab area of Charsadda. Another woman and man was arrested after exchange of firing.
According to Sardaryab check post in-charge, the incident took place in the limits of Charsaddah police station where police hinted a vehicle to stop. The car, however, instead of stopping, broke the barricades and accelerated the vehicle.
The police then started chasing the car while accused in their bid to avoid arrest started firing bullets on police. Police retaliated and the ensuing exchange of firing resulted in injuries to a woman. He was taken to Lady Reading Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
Police recovered as many as 8320 gm heroin, 7680 gm hashish and other drugs from secret parts of the vehicle along with a pistol and two bullets besides arresting accused Laiqzada and female accomplice Laiba.
The police have started an investigation after taking the vehicle and accused in their custody.