Published On: Sun, Dec 8th, 2019
Published in Category: Killing

Multan: Four dacoits killed in police operation

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MULTAN: Four dacoits were killed in an alleged police operation on Saturday in Multan.

The incident occurred near Parmat Road Haji Pul on Multan’s Thana Saddar Jalalpur. Armed dacoits were robbing the citizens near Haji Pul, police said.

One commuter called police on 15. Upon the arrival of police the dacoits opened firing on police and in retaliatory firing all four dacoits were killed.

SSP Investigation Rabnawaz has confirmed the identity of one killed dacoit as Shaukat Kaliar resident of Muzaffargarh, who was involved in 13 cases of dacoity, kidnapping and murder. He was declared absconder by Saddar Police Station Jalalpur Pirwala. The identity of the other killed dacoits is being ascertained.

Two kalashnikovs, two pistols and one motorcycle was recovered from the dacoits (dead). Rest of them, fled the scene in the dark night.

The case has been filed against the dacoits that escaped the scene and police has started investigations in order to find them.

The dead bodies of all four dacoits have been shifted to tehsil headquarters hospital Jalalpur Pirwala in Multan District.