2 ‘criminals’ killed in Jalalpur Bhattian police encounter
JALALPUR BHATTIAN: Two alleged robbers were killed in police encounter late Thursday night, according to Jalalpur Bhattian police station in-charge.
The Pindi Bhattian police force had set up pickets at Kassisey and Jalalpur Bhattian towns after receiving a call on 15 that four armed men had snatched a motorbike, cash and documents from one Javed.
During checking of suspected persons, the police came across the alleged dacoits, who opened fire on the policemen when they were signalled to stop and fled the scene. The police party gave them a chase.
Meanwhile, a heavy contingent of police, along with Elite force commandos, joined the chasing team. A second encounter took place near village Nisowal, in which two of the alleged criminals were injured in firing by their accomplices. They were arrested by the police and shifted to Hafizabad trauma centre, while others managed to escape. - APP