Lahore: Robber killed in ‘shootout’
LAHORE: An unidentified robber was killed and a head constable received injuries during an alleged shootout in the Raiwind police precinct late on Thursday.
The police said some plainclothesmen were deployed on Chunian Road to curb robberies. On Thursday, a plainclothesman was travelling in a bus when he saw four robbers looting a bus on Paajian Road. On his information, a police team headed by Saddar Investigation superintendent of police (SP) and Iqbal Town SP reached the scene.
Robbers fired at the police team to which the police party also retaliated. An unidentified robber and head constable, Rasheed, were injured.
The robber died on the scene while his three accomplices fled from the scene. Rasheed was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors stated him to be in stable condition.
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