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Robber killed, cop injured in ‘shootout’

Robber killed, cop injured in ‘shootout’

SHEIKHUPURA: An alleged robber was killed while a police constable sustained bullet injuries in an ‘encounter’ that took place on Kala Khatai Road on Saturday.

Police said three robbers were looting people after setting up a picket on Kala Khatai Road.

Meanwhile, a Narang police patrolling party reached there and challenged the criminals who opened fire, injuring a constable Zaheer.

In the retaliatory police fire a suspect, Waseem, died on the spot while his two accomplices fled away.

STRANGLED: A woman was strangled by her brother for ‘honour’ at Barkh village.

According to police, Zubair had suspicions about the character of his sister Zarqa, 25.

On Saturday, Zubair exchanged words with his sister over the issue following which he strangulated her to death.

Ferozewala police have started investigation.

Published in Dawn, August 23rd, 2015

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