Armed men gunned down one person and injured a child on Monday and escaped from the scene of the crime. On the other hand, the police arrested 57 suspects, including Afghan nationals, and recovered arms and drugs from their possession. Police said that armed men over personal grudge opened fire killing a man identified as Usman Gul and injuring a child in Yakatoot locality of Peshawar. The culprit fled after committing the murder. The body and injured were moved to a hospital for medico-legal formalities.
Meanwhile, during search operations of police against outlaws in Phandu, Faqirabad and Shah Qabool localities, 57 suspects, including 39 Afghan nationals, were arrested.
The police recovered weapons, a large supply of ammunition and drugs from the possession of the detainees who were being interrogated after registering cases against them at respective police stations.