Bahawalpur: 4 cops, 2 criminals killed
BAHAWALPUR: As reported by The News on Sunday, four policemen and two alleged criminals were shot dead in an encounter, in presence of hundreds of the locals, late Saturday night in Baghdad Colony area here.
Locals termed it an extremely brutal step by the Chishtian Police and alleged that police personnel, led by ASI Akram Vicky in plainclothes, had trespassed the house of Shafi and killed him.
Meanwhile, Shafi’s son Saleem opened fire, killing three cops and inviting exchange of fire from the police in which Saleem was also killed.
However, the police team led by Chishtian SDPO Rao Farooq, later shot dead Shafi, despite the fact that he had surrendered on call of the police.
But RPO Abid Qadri denied accusations and told The News that the police party went to arrest Saleem, Nadeem, Kaleem and Naeem, the nominated culprits of FIR No 622/10, registered under Section 337 with city police station Chishtian on October 9.