Lahore: Dacoit killed in encounter
LAHORE: Police killed an alleged dacoit during a police encounter in the limits of Sabzazar police station on Wednesday. Police said that two dacoits snatched a bike from one Shaban Riaz, a resident of the Bund Road, in the Nawab Town police area. The bike snatchers were on the run when police signaled them to stop at a picket near E–Block, Liaqat Chowk, Sabzazar. The dacoits opened fire on the policemen who also retaliated in the same fashion, as a result of which one of the two dacoits died on the spot while the other managed to escape. Police have shifted the body to morgue and registered a case.