“He and a few police officers were in a private car, pursuing a vehicle in which they believed Qasim and his associates were travelling. When they tried to intercept the vehicle, the militants fired at them. Dar was hit in the neck and abdomen,” a police officer said.
“He was working as a muharir (writer or assistant munshi) in a police station when a prisoner escaped from the lock-up,” a police officer said. “He was suspended since he was the most junior official.”