Lahore: PO gets death in ‘shootout’ with police
LAHORE: Police claimed on Friday to have killed a proclaimed offender in an encounter at Lorry Adda early in the morning. CIA SP Umar Virk arrested a suspect, Waqas, in connection with a case of cab lifting in Chuhng a couple of days ago and injuring the driver. The robber allegedly run over and killed a man and his son standing along the roadside, according to a handout.
During interrogation, Waqas confessed that he and another PO, Sajid, were involved in the incident. He informed the police that Sajid was hiding at a Lorry Adda place. The police raided Sajid’s hideout and shot him while firing in response to his opening fire. A pistol, 10 bullets and Rs7,000 in cash were recovered from the crime scene. The police said Sajid was involved in a number of crimes in Chishtian tehsil.