A group of miscreants attacked Nawankot police station in Lahore and kidnapped 12 cops early in the day, said Firdous Ashiq Awan.
Separately in Karachi, the Sindh Rangers headquarters convened a security huddle to mull over a strategy for a controlled security situation
There is no truth in reports of a student's death during the protest, said the DIG Operations Lahore.
The bullet-riddled body of Muhammad Ali, 26, was found by the police in Sanda Town of Lahore on Jan 6
In a shocking incident, Lahore police on Thursday made a young boy and his sister to do sit-ups on the street after they failed to produce their national identity cards.
In case of any untoward incident, the opposition leaders and their parties would be responsible for it, the Lahore police said.
The 'criminals' used to abduct underage girls and later move to Sindh for raising them to be exploited for prostitution.
These cops have been serving at separate Lahore police stations for a long time, the sources said.
As per law, the police are bound to register a case if it is informed of any criminal activity, said CCPO Lahore spokesman.
The constable opened fire after the inmate repeatedly asked for a cigarette from him, the police said.