LAHORE – Police hunt down one dacoit and other was arrested in an alleged encounter in Chong area of Jubilee town Lahore earlier today, PakistanTribe learnt through televised media reports.
The dacoits were escaping after a robbery in house when police chased them. “Dacoits had looted the jewelry from house hold ladies and were escaping when they were chased by police,” told a source of local television.
The robbers opened fire on police before they could arrested, police also retaliated with massive fire. One shot down while the other was arrested by police.
Due to the firing of dacoits, one bystander sustained injuries however his condition is out of anger now.
Police official while talking to media explained that a dacoit was not killed in cross firing but he shot himself with his own pistol. “He was afraid of being arrested,” the official said. “His partner was hiding in the nearest plaza from where he was arrested,” the police official further told.
Police has taken the body of deceased into custody and sent for medico-legal process. The identity of both has not revealed yet.
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