Swabi: PO killed in ‘encounter’
SWABI, Aug 18: A proclaimed offender was killed in an encounter with police here on Thursday. Addressing a press conference, DPO Mohammad Ijaz Khan said that the PO identified as Iqbal Khan hailing from the mountainous region of Naranji was wanted in three cases of murders, kidnapping and some other heinous crimes.
His gang was also involved in collecting bhatta (extortion money) from the affluent of the nearby villages. The police on a tip-off raided the Palosai area of Naranji. An exchange of fire took place and as a result the PO was killed.
The DPO said that a police post had been established in Naranji region and the elite force was deputed there.