Lahore: Robber killed in encounter
LAHORE: An alleged robber was killed while a police constable was injured in an encounter near Samanabad Roundabout on Thursday. The Samanabad police said three Mohafiz Force officials were patrolling on Poonch Road when they saw three ‘suspects’ on two motorcycles. During checking, the policemen seized two weapons from as many suspects. When constable Latif tried to frisk third suspect, he whipped out his weapon and opened fire. A bullet hit the constable’s hand.
Other policemen shot dead the shooter and overpowered his two accomplices, later identified as Ramzan and Pervaiz. The police seized three weapons and two motorcycles from the spot and shifted the injured constable to hospital. The killed suspect was identified as Irfan of Kot Lakhpat. His body was shifted to Mayo Hospital’s morgue.