Two dacoits arrested in Lahore after fire exchange

LAHORE: The police arrested two robbers in injured condition after exchange of fire and recovered arms and motorcycle from their possession while another managed to escape.

According to details, the patrolling police approached three robbers who were busy in looting a family in front of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park located in Iqbal Town area of Lahore.

The police cordoned off the robbers and tried to arrest them but they offered resistance which led to encounter.

In firing by police two robbers identified as Usman and Moin were injured and arrested by police but their one cohort managed to flee. Arms and stolen  motorcycle were recovered from the possession of detainees.

The injured dacoits were shifted to Jinnah Hospital where according to hospital sources condition of Moin was serious.

Police registered a case and started the search for the third member of the gang who fled from the scene.