Sukkur: Policeman among 4 killed in encounter
SUKKUR: Two men suspected to be bandits, a policeman and a villager were killed in an encounter in the kutcha area of Ghotki on Sunday. But police confirmed the death of only the policeman, but local people said two bandits and a villager also died.
Armed bandits barged into the house of Obaid Ogahi in the Gemro area and herded his six buffaloes away. Obaid informed police which reached there. The bandits opened fire and police fired back.In the encounter, local people said, ASI Altaf Korai, Obaid and bandits Goro Lolai and Anwar Lolai were killed.
The body of the ASI was taken for burial to Hayat Pitafi village.
SSP of Ghotki has announced Rs2 million compensation for the family of the ASI and a job for a member of his family.
Talking to journalists, he said that some bandits had been injured in the shootout and a heavy police contingent had cordoned off the kutcha area.