Islamabad: 2 dacoits arrested after police encounter
ISLAMABAD: Sabzi Mandi police arrested two dacoits after police encounter through prompt action and foiled their attempt to loot the citizens, a police spokesman said on Monday.
He said that constables Abdul Aziz and Noor Muhammad from Sabzi Mandi police station were performing duty in Eagle Squad at bike last night, when they observed some suspects near boundary wall of Sabzi Mandi green area in Sector- I/10. They wanted to check three suspects who were sitting there to loot passersby.
On seeing the policemen, these suspects opened firing on both of cops which fortunately hit their motorcycle. In retaliatory firing, the cops succeeded to overpower two dacoits while one of them managed to escape taking the advantage of darkness. One of the nabbed dacoit Umar residents of Peshawar got injured in retaliatory fire while other has been identified as Naik Mali resident of Kohat. Later, the wounded dacoit succumbed to his injuries at hospital. Sabzi Mandi Police has registered the case (FIR No. 516) under sections 324/186/ 353/34 PPC, A-O-13/20/65 while a 30 bore pistol was recovered from dacoits.
AIG (Operations) Sultan Azam Temuri has appreciated the performance of police officials who nabbed these dacoits and gave cash prize Rs. 10,000 and commendation certificates to the policemen who showed gallant attitude in police encounter and nabbed criminal elements.