Suspicious activity: Two outlaws shot dead during crossfire

The law enforcement agencies conducted a search operation

Our Correspondent February 21, 2018
Punjab Police. PHOTO: EXPRESS

DERA GHAZI KHAN: At least two outlaws were killed during a shootout with law enforcement agencies in Dera Ghazi Khan on Tuesday.

A police official told The Express Tribune that during routine checking, rangers and police personnel tried to stop four suspicious men riding on motorcycles at Sakhi Sarwar Road. However, the culprits opened fire at security personnel and tried to escape.

The LEAs retaliated and as a result, two outlaws were killed on the spot while as many escaped under the cover of fire, but in an injured condition.

Soon after the incident, the law enforcement agencies conducted a search operation, which was under way till filing of this report, to apprehend the injured culprits

Meanwhile, a kalashanikov, pistol and ammunition were seized from the possession of the deceased outlaws. The bodies were shifted to Teaching Hospital for identification and legal formalities. The police registered a case 18/119 under sections 65/20/14, 186, 353, 324, 302ATA and 7 against the accused.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 21st, 2018.