IGP Aamir Zulfiqar escapes road accident

Islamabad: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan narrowly escaped unhurt in a road traffic accident near Sunday Bazaar area in G-9 Sector, informed police spokesman on Monday. The official car top cop was boarding in damaged badly but the IGP and driver remained unhurt, he added. According to him, IGP Amir Zulfiqar Khan along with official squad was cruising to his office when all of sudden a car being driven by a female came in the middle of road from parking lots of Sunday Bazaar. The driver of IGP hardly took a sharp turn in a bid to avoid colliding with the other car and pushed brakes when another car coming from behind smashed into the official car of IGP, he said. The IGP remained unhurt but other two cars damaged badly, he said. On a question, he replied police freed the female car driver and no action was taken against her. Meanwhile, the funeral prayer of constable Muhammad Ishaq of Islamabad police who embraced martyrdom in confrontation with robbers offered in his native town here on Monday, informed a police spokesman. – Agencies Jawad further briefed the arrival of locusts in Sindh and a few adjoining areas in lower Punjab has sparked fears among the farmers in 2019 which is yet be addressed. He also warned if the sector continued to underperform, it would be hard for the country to achieve GDP growth of 2.4% anticipated by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for FY20.