Police arrests two people for beating up BRT guards

News Desk

Two people have been arrested by the Peshawar police for trespassing on the Bus Rapid Transit corridor and beating up guards.

According to media reports, on Thursday a large number of people had taken to the streets to celebrate the Independence Day. Some people of them entered and beat up guard for stopping them.

The police said that that two of the trespassers were arrested after identification by the closed-circuit television camera footage and the identification of other mobsters was under way.

Police registered an FIR against the accused under Pakistan Penal Code sections 337(A2), 337(F2), 427 and 506 for the injuries and criminal intimidation of guards, and damage to BRT property.

Police said authorities have sought action against corridor trespassers

However, an official of the Hashtnagri police station claimed that no one was injured in the incident.

The company spokesperson said the mob didn’t damage the BRT machinery.

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