Chakwal: ‘PO’ held after ‘encounter’
CHAKWAL: An alleged proclaimed offender (PO) that police claimed had involvement in various heinous crimes was arrested after ‘an encounter’ here on Monday. Chakwal police said, on a tip off, Station House Officer (SHO) City police station Chaudhry Asar Ali along with a police party raided at Pipli Mor near Balkasar Interchange where PO Mohammad Ramazan alias Ramazani was hiding. As police reached the spot, the police sources added, the criminal opened fire at them which was reciprocated by police in a befitting manner. After brief exchange of fire, they claimed, the PO surrendered to police who arrested him besides recovering a pistol and 420 gm hashish from his custody.
According to police, Ramazani, a resident of Ferozwala village located in Shaikhupura district was booked in various police stations of Shaikhupura district in different crimes. Chakwal police also registered three more cases against the accused and started interrogation.