Rawalpindi: Dacoit killed in gunbattle
RAWALPINDI: A dacoit was killed while his accomplice sustained wounds in a gunbattle between inhabitants of Sihala and a gang of dacoits, police said. The incident happened in Sajjad Street, Farooqabad (Sihala), when four gunmen entered the house of Muhammad Imran and Muhammad Nawaz and held all family members at gunpoint. During looting, Muhammad Akhtar, uncle of Imran, and other males of the family succeeded in overpowering an intruder but other dacoits started firing.
The neighbours came out and started chasing the bandits. During encounter between people and bandits, a dacoit was killed while the other sustained wounds. Later people handed over the wounded dacoit, identified as Muhammad Anwar, to police.