Daska police kill PO in encounter
DASKA: A proclaimed offender wanted in more than 50 dacoity cases was killed in an encounter with City police near BRB Canal on Friday. The police had arrested proclaimed offender Jamil alias Jila of Fatehgarh during a raid two days ago. On the day of the incident, the police were shifting the accused to the jail when his five accomplices attacked the police, got him released from the custody and escaped on a motorcycle.
The police started chasing the culprits. On seeing the police, the criminals opened fire on them. The police also retaliated. As a result, Jamil was killed on the spot while his accomplices managed to escape. The police shifted the body of Jamil to the Civil Hospital for autopsy.