Rawalpindi-A team of investigators of Police Station Naseerabad faced heavy gunfire while carrying out a raid to arrest the suspected dacoits in Bokra area in the jurisdiction of Naseerabad Police Station, informed a police spokesman on Saturday.

However, all cops remained unhurt and two suspected dacoits including an injured were rounded up during an exchange of firing. Later, the injured suspected dacoit was moved to the hospital for medical treatment, he said.

According to police spokesman, a police team acting on a tip-off conducted a raid in Bokra Road area. As the police party reached the spot, the accused opened unprovoked firing on the police party, he added.

A case was registered against the accused after recovering pistols along with ammunition.

During the preliminary investigation, the accused confessed to have killed a person namely Sohail Abbas in a dacoity few days ago.

City Police Officer Syed Shehzad Nadeem Bukhari appreciated Superintendant of Police, Potohar and the police party for netting the suspected dacoits.