Lahore: 9 dacoits killed in police encounter
LAHORE/ SADIQABAD: Nine dacoits were killed in two alleged police encounters in Lahore and Sadiqabad. According to police, CIA Civil Lines police brought accused Ateeq alias Bilo at residence of Chaudhary Abid in Islampura for identification where his accomplices resorted to firing. In police retaliation all the accused were killed. The alleged dacoits killed included Zahid alias Raju, Altaf and Sadiq. Altaf and Sadiq are said to be real brothers.
All the accused were involved in murder and other heinous crimes, police said. Meanwhile, five dacoits escaped from police custody were killed in alleged encounter in Ahmedpur Lama.