PO killed in Faisalabad shootout
FAISALABAD: A proclaimed offender (PO) was killed and a constable injured in a shootout in Factory Area police precincts on Tuesday. A Gujranwala CIA police team led by Inspector Farahatullah Bhatti raided a house in Sir Syed Town`s Street No 12 to arrest Abdul Qayyum, alias Jagga Butt, of Sitta Ram Mandar locality on Dijkot Road, who had come there to see his sister.
Butt broke through the police cordon while shooting. A bullet hit constable Shahid who was later taken to DHQ Hospital in critical condition. The remaining policemen rounded up Butt in the next street and eliminated him. The police later carried out a search operation in the house and took four family members into custody for harbouring the accused. The police also seized religious literature.
Talking to reporters, Inspector Bhatti claimed Butt was involved in terrorism activities in Gujranwala. He was also wanted in a murder case there and the complainant of the case accompanied the police during the raid, Bhatti added. Butt was also a PO in another murder case registered with Factory Area police in 1998.
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