3 robbers killed in Pattoki incidents
KASUR: Three robbers were killed in separate incidents in the Pattoki police limits on Saturday. Muhammad Saleem was going to Chak 23 from Pattoki on a motorcycle when two dacoits deprived him of Rs 700 and a cell phone. Saleem raised an alarm.
The villagers belonging to Chak 23 and 22 rushed the spot. On seeing the villagers, the robbers fled to corn fields and opened fire at the villagers who retaliated. After an exchange of fire for half an hour, two robbers surrendered after being injured. The police reached the spot and shifted the injured to THQ Hospital. The injured were identified Mumtaz and Arslan. Mumtaz was referred to Lahore Jinnah Hospital in a critical condition. However, both died in hospitals.
In another incident, a security guard shot dead a robber near Anmol Housing Scheme in the Pattoki Sadr police limits. Israel was on his way to Chak 37 when two robbers intercepted and snatched Rs 200 from him. Israel raised hue and cry when the robbers were fleeing. Ikhlaq Ahmed, a security guard of Anmol Housing Scheme, opened fire at the robbers. As a result, a robber was injured while his accomplice managed to escape. The people caught the robber and handed him over to the police. He was later identified Sabir Ali of Gujrat. He was taken to Pattoki THQ where he died.