SARGODHA: A proclaimed offender was shot and killed on Thursday in, what the police claim was, a shootout. Phularwan police identified the deceased as Zulfiqar alias Zulfi, a resident of Kot Mumiana. They said he was shot and killed near Dabbu-Wali Bridge where he and his accomplicePhularwan police identified the deceased as Zulfiqar alias Zulfi, a resident of Kot Mumiana. opened fire at the police team chasing them on a motorbike. They said the suspect was fleeing on a motorcycle they had robbed from a citizen after escaping from police custody. None of the policemen were injured in the shootout. The police said the deceased had escaped custody during a interrogation session earlier in the day. He was arrested on a tip-off. The police said the deceased was wanted in several murders and robberies, including the killing of Arshad Gondal, 32, son of Muhammad Ameer, a resident of Hathiwind, on October 8, 2010.
Published In The Express Tribune, June 15th, 2012.
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