Jacobabad: Police arrest 3 after encounter
JACOBABAD: Police arrested three accused after an encounter at Mirpur Buriro bypass in Jacobabad District on Wednesday and recovered arms and ammunition, a stolen car and a pick-up from their possession.
Mirpur Buriro SHO Ali Mohammad Odho said that four criminals who were riding a stolen car were escaping away after snatching a pick-up when a police party signaled them to stop at the bypass near Thull but they tired to speed away.
Police chased the vehicles and the accused opened fire on police van to stop them. Police retaliated and after an encounter managed to arrest three of them while one escaped, he said.
The accused were identified as Iqbal Ahmed Malik, Shah Nawaz Bijarani and Dilbar Buriro.
Police recovered three TT pistols, a shotgun and a sizeable quantity of ammunition, the car and the pick-up from their possession, said the SHO.