Suspect booked for policeman's murder in DHA escapes abroad.

KARACHI -- A man, holding dual nationality, who shot dead a young policeman over stopping him for suspicion of 'kidnapping' a girl in his car in Defence late on Monday night, escaped abroad by taking advantage of his second passport, police said on Tuesday.

DIG-South Irfan Baloch said the police informed airport authorities, but they didn't know the suspect also had a Swedish passport, which he used to take a Turkish flight to escape.

'He fled the country on Tuesday morning by using his Swedish passport,' confirmed South-SSP Syed Asad Raza. 'But we will bring him back,' he vowed.

Earlier, the Clifton police registered a murder case against suspect Khurram Nisar for killing police constable Abdul Rehman, 34.

SSP Raza told Dawn that police constable Aminul Haq and slain policeman Abdul Rehman were patrolling on a motorbike in Block-5 of Clifton when they signalled a car, whose occupants as per their statement, were trying to kidnap a girl.

The police intercepted the car driver and were trying to take him to the police station when the incident occurred.

'The driver pulled out a pistol and it started heated arguments, resulting in an armed stand-off between the two. Towards the end of this stand-off, the driver...

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