Encounter in Shikarpur: Alleged bandit killed

SHIKARPUR Dec 26: An alleged bandit was killed in en encounter took place near District and Sessions Court Shikarpur in the limits of New Faudjari Police Station here on later other day. According to police, a few unidentified motorcyclist armed men snatched a motorcycle from a citizen from Allah Wala Chowk, acting on information, police chased the dacoits, when dacoits saw that police was chasing them, they opened fire on police, on retaliation, one dacoit identified as Zubair Brohi son of Dost Muhammad Brohi was killed and his other accomplices ran away while police have seized one TT Pistol from the possession of deceased dacoit, police claimed.

The police shifted the body of the dacoit to Civil Hospital for post-mortem and handed over to his heirs after conducting post-mortem examination, police said.

On the other hand, the heirs of the deceased staged a protest demonstration against police at Indus highway near Jail Chowrangi and rejected an allegation of the police and termed a fake encounter.