Faisalabad: PO wanted in 42 murder, dacoity cases killed in encounter
FAISALABAD: People’s Colony police killed a proclaimed offender in an encounter near D-Ground on Sunday night. A proclaimed offender, Zahoor Ahmad Zahoori, and his accomplice were going on a motorcycle when police signalled them to stop at a picket. The outlaws, instead of stopping their motorcycle, opened fire on police and fled away. SHO Rana Muhammad Asim and other policemen, who were on patrol duty, started chasing the outlaws. On seeing police, the outlaws threw their motorcycle near a graveyard.
They took shelter in the graveyard and started firing on police, which was also retaliated by them. As a result, Zahoor Ahmad was killed on the spot while his accomplice managed to escape. The killed proclaimed offender was wanted by police in 42 murder and dacoity cases. Police have registered a case and started tracing the fleeing dacoit.