PO killed in encounter with Gujranwala police
GUJRANWALA: A proclaimed offender wanted in several cases of heinous nature was killed in an encounter with the police at Satellite Town here on Friday night. According to the police, the deceased with his accomplice had snatched a bike (GAL–9017) from Adeel and the police were informed about the incident. A party of the Satellite Town police spotted and chased the bandit on Sialkot Road. On seeing the police, the bandit opened fire at them, which was retaliated. As a result, a bullet hit one of the dacoits who fell down and died. The deceased was identified as Zaman alias Viky of Ratta Bajwa village.
The police recovered the snatched motorcycle. His accomplice managed to escape. The police claimed that Zaman was hit by a bullet from his accomplices. However, the deceased’s family said that the encounter was fake and the deceased was already in the custody of the police.