Sukkur: SI killed in encounter with robbers
SUKKUR: A sub-inspector of police and a bandit died and a constable received injuries in an encounter in Mirpur Mathelo on Tuesday.
Four bandits barged into the house of a cloth trader Chetan and attempted to loot cash, gold ornaments and other valuables. The move was resisted by the family members who immediately informed the police.
The bandits fled from the scene and a police party, led by Sub-Inspector Abdul Sattar Bhatti, chased them.
Sensing danger, bandits opened fire which was returned by the police and an encounter ensued which continued for half an hour.
As a result, sub-inspector Bhatti and a bandit, later identified as Riaz Pitafi, were killed and constable Shaban Korai received injuries.