Lahore: Dacoits arrested after encounter
LAHORE: Police arrested two dacoits, one of them injured, while their accomplices fled away on Sunday. They were caught after a brief encounter with the Shahdara police. According to details, four dacoits forced their entry into a home in Mustafa Town and started collecting valuables.
Meanwhile, the family members raised a hue and cry. Resultantly, the neighbors gathered on the spot and informed the police. A good number of police cordoned of the area and after witnessing the policemen, the dacoits opened fires on police, which retaliated in the same way.
As a result of which, one dacoit sustained multiple bullet injuries whereas police arrested the injured dacoit and one of his accomplices on the spot.
Two of their other accomplices, however, managed to flee from the crime scene. A case has been lodged against four persons.