Okara: Dacoit killed by accomplices’ firing
OKARA: A dacoit was killed by the firing of his accomplices near Sukhpur village on Depalpur-Pakpattan Road here on Monday night. Eight dacoits intercepted a patrolling police vehicle in darkness, but tried to flee on motorcycles on seeing the policemen in the vehicle. The policemen informed the control room and continued to chase the dacoits who opened fire at them. A bullet hit a dacoit who was critical injured. However, his accomplices managed to escape. The police arrested the injured dacoit who disclosed his name as IjazLabhi of Probinabad Military Farms.
He told the police that his accomplices were Sajid, Iqbal, Azhar, Dewan, IqbalWattoo, Riaz and Imran. Later, he died on way to hospital. Meanwhile, DPO UsmanAkramGondal has constituted teams to arrest the fleeing dacoits.