LAHORE: Four criminals and one police official were killed in separate police encounters in different areas of Lahore on Monday.
In Ichra, security personnel conducted a raid during a robbery. The robbers opened fire, killing a police official named Ali Hassan.
When the police opened fire in retaliation, one criminal was killed whereas another escaped the crime scene.
Before this incident, police stopped three robbers returning from the Punjab Cooperative Housing Society in the Thanna Fikri area.
The robbers opened fire on the police, and all three were killed in retaliatory firing.
According to the police, three pistols, Rs22,000 cash and one stolen motor cycle were recovered from the robbers.