Layyah: Robber kills constable
LAYYAH: A robber shot a police constable dead in a shootout near Chak 134- TDA in Layyah Sadar police precincts on Saturday night. A police party headed by Sub-inspector Ameer Nawaz was on routine patrol when they saw a stolen high-speed peter engine lying on a kacha road near Chak 134-TDA.
They also saw three men near the engine and nabbed two of them who were later identified as Muhammad Arif and Saeed Ahmed. However, their third accomplice, later identified as Muhammad Hussain, alias Mithu, fled. Constable Israr Ahmed Klasra pursued the fleeing robber who later shot at the constable.
The constable received a bullet in his chest and succumbed to his wounds at a local hospital. The police registered a case and started conducting raids to arrest the fled robber.