Multan: Dacoit kills in encounter

MULTAN: An alleged dacoit was killed in an encounter with police at Sujan Pur in precincts of Seetal Mari police area on Friday night.

DSP New Multan police circle Maqbool Jatt told APP that a police party deputed at a picket in Sujan Pur spotted two dubious persons riding a motorcycle.

The suspects were signalled to stop but they sped away the bike and also opened fire at the police.

The police also returned fire in self defence. As a result a suspect identified as Munira Dhool died on spot. The deceased was involved in over 40 dacoities in Multan and other areas. However the second one succeeded to escape from the scene.