A cop opened fire on a prisoner at a police station in Lahore after he repeatedly asked the officer for a cigarette.

According to reports, the incident took place at Chuhang police station in Lahore, where Constable Waris wounded an imprisoned man, Zeeshan, who was taken into custody relating to electricity theft.

“The constable opened fire after the inmate repeatedly asked for a cigarette from Waris, who was appointed at the security of a lockup at the police station,” they said.


The injured was taken to a hospital for medical treatment as police arrested the cop for injuring a prisoner and registered a case against him.

The police said that they would investigate the incident and determine if it was over mere refusing a cigarette or anything else.

The doctors, who treated the injured accused, said that he was currently out of danger.