Dacoit shot dead in ‘encounter’, claim police

SUKKUR - An alleged culprit was shot dead by Sukkur police in an encounter near Bagirji Sukkur while he was robbing the passengers along with his gang members.

According to police on Tuesday, they stopped a group of robbers who were trying to rob passengers and passersby near Airport Link Road late Monday night. The robbers allegedly opened fire on a police party and in retaliation, a robber identified as Afzal Jafari and a Kalashnikov were recovered from his possession, while his other accomplices escaped, local police said.


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