Multan: Three dacoits killed in police encounter

MULTAN (Dunya News) – At least three dacoits were killed in an alleged police encounter in Jalalpur area near Multan on Sunday, Dunya News reported.

According to details, police from Makhdom Rashid Police Station were taking two under-custody dacoits to Jalalpur for recovery of looted goods when their accomplices opened fire at the police party. The under-custody dacoits, Nadeem and Bilal, were killed by the firing of their own accomplices.

Police also returned the fire as a result one more dacoit was killed while two other managed to escape from the scene.

Police have shifted the bodies of the dacoits to Nishtar Hospital, Multan for autopsy while started a search operation to arrest other dacoits.