Bandit killed, 2 held in Umerkot
UMERKOT: A bandit died and two others arrested in an encounter on Sunday which led to recovery of a kidnapped person, according to police.
The DPO of Umerkot, Mohammad Ali Baloch, told journalists that five armed men had kidnapped a trader Lajpat Rai on Saturday evening from Nabisar Town. Police were asked to be alert after the incident.
They were intercepted near Talhi check post but opened fire on police. Saleem, a resident of Chakwal died on the spot, when police retaliated.
He claimed that two alleged bandits Jahangir alias Asadullah of Ratodero and Abdul Ghani of Khairpur had also been arrested. Meanwhile, their two accomplices made good their escape.