By Our Web Desk
FAISALABAD– Three alleged robbers were killed in a shootout with police in Jaranwala area on early Friday.
According to Faisalabad police, at around 4am a caller called at Rescue 15 emergency number to inform about a house robbery at his house at Chak No125 GB.
The Jaranwala Saddar SHO reached the spot with police party but criminals managed to make their good escape. They were chased and upon seeing policemen the suspects started direct and indiscriminate firing on police. Police also fired in self defence.
After about 30 minutes of crossfire six accused were found injured and were shifted to Jaranwala THQ where three pf them succumbed to their wounds.
Later on they were identified as “Odhhs “ which were active and involved in dozens of house robberies in Faisalabad and during robberies they use to “degrade” ladies also.
City Police Officer Faisalabad Captain (retired) Muhammad Sohail Ch says the deceased and the arrested have a history of criminal record. He says further investigations are continuing.