Lahore: Unidentified robber killed in police encounter
LAHORE: An alleged robber was killed in an encounter with the Manga Mandi Police on Sunday, a police spokesman said. An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) was also injured in the incident, he added.
According to the police, 10 unidentified robbers were robbing the commuters of their valuables on Raiwind Road. Meanwhile, ASI Nawaz and his team, who were going to arrest another criminal, passed by the road and observed the robbers throwing people to the roadside after robbing them.
The police party ordered the robbers to surrender, but they opened fire, forcing the police to retaliate. During the crossfire, an unidentified young robber received bullet injuries and died instantly, while his accomplices managed to escape from the scene. Nawaz was also shot in the leg. Police officials have removed the body of the robbers to the city morgue for an autopsy and registered a case.