Islamabad: Three policemen including station house officer (SHO) of Secretariat Police Station sustained injuries in a clash with angry protesters of Nadra, when the agitators stormed into the Red Zone, breaking police barriers on Tuesday evening.
According to police spokesman, Nadra employees, coming from all over the country, gathered at D-Chowk to register their protest against the alleged biased attitude of Nadra chairman. They have been a staging sit-in for the last four days, but Nadra administration refused to listen to their demands. The police resorted to baton-charge and hurled teargas shells to disperse participants of the rally, but the protesters retaliated and started pelting stones at the police.
During the clash, SHO (Secretariat) Hakam Khan and two other cops sustained head injuries and were shifted to the Polyclinic.The police, later, arrested 26 protesters and registered FIR against them.