Tag Archives: Encounter

‘Bandit’ killed in police encounter

KARACHI – An alleged bandit was killed in a police encounter near Kalapul on Monday. Defence police said that two suspects riding a motorcycle had robbed a hawker of cash, mobile phone and his motorcycle near the Kalapul when the police reached the spot.
On getting information from the victim, the police gave the alleged bandits a chase and intercepted them near the Kalapul flyover. However, the suspects opened fire on the police party and when the law enforcers retaliated, one

Dacoit gang’s ringleader killed in police encounter

HAFIZABAD – A dacoit gang’s ringleader was killed in an alleged police encounter in the precincts of Police Station Pindi Bhattian. Reportedly, Faisal, a resident of Mohallah Hassan Town, was wanted in various robbery incidents. He along with his four accomplices came to village Ghari Gondal to commit a robbery. Pindi Bhattian police got the information and reached the spot. On seeing the police, the gang opened fire. Faisal was killed in the cross-fire.
His four accomplices,

Lahore police covering up ‘encounter’

LAHORE – Despite a 36 hour lapse, Cantt Police’s Investigation Wing has been unable to trace a criminal record to two men gunned down by Baghbanpura Police Station 50-year-old constable during an alleged encounter near the Pakistan Mint Stop on the GT Road on Thursday.
On Friday the families of the youth claimed the Baghbanpura Police had killed them over nothing. On Thursday, Constable Arshad shot dead the two boys when returning to the Baghbanpura Police Station after finishing

Alleged encounter in Shafiqabad

Lahore – Qamar, 30, was found dead in his home in Shafiqabad police station jurisdiction on Wednesday. Though the deceased had received a bullet near his heart, no blood or bullet lead was found near the body. The deceased’s family alleged that Qamar was murdered by the police since no family member was at home at the time of the body’s recovery. However, police claimed the deceased was hit by a stray bullet. Police also revealed the deceased was wanted by police in many cases. A case

Kidnapper killed in encounter; abductees freed

KARACHI – The Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) rescued two kidnapped men from Khuda Ki Basti, North Karachi on Friday after an encounter with the alleged kidnappers. One of the kidnappers was killed in the operation while two of his accomplices managed to escape, said AVCC DSP Irfan. The two kidnapped students named Saad and Sheharyar were kidnapped on January 18 from the jurisdiction of New Town police.
Irfan said the AVCC police had conducted a raid in the Surjani Town area and

Two ‘bandits’ gunned down in ‘encounter’

KARACHI – Two alleged bandits were shot dead and another injured in an encounter with the police in Rizwan Society on Wednesday. Sachal police said a team of Gizri police station along with the area police conducted a raid at house No R-69, Rizwan Society, Gulshan-e-Iqbal and two alleged robbers were killed while one of their accomplices was injured after a brief shootout.
The bodies of the deceased and the injured were shifted to the hospital, where the deceased were identified

Four SHOs among 16 policemen suspended for fake encounter

SIALKOT – Gujranwala DIG Tariq Masood Yaseen has suspended 16 police officials in a fake encounter case. According to details, Motra Tehsil Police Station had killed Shahid, a resident of Gujranwala, in a fake encounter.
The police had claimed that Shahid was involved in firing at a police van to get prisoners freed. Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry took the suo motu notice and SP Muhammad Shaukat was appointed as an investigation officer.
According to the report, it

Alleged robber gunned down in encounter

LAHORE – An alleged robber identified as Azam, 32, was shot dead by Islampura Police in an alleged encounter on Sunday night. Azam was wanted by Islampura and Lower Mall Police in nine different cases of dacoity, robbery and street crimes.
Police sources claim that Azam was killed in an encounter by police after being arrested. Contradicting this narrative, police claimed that, late on Sunday night, Azam, along with his accomplice Muhammad Riaz, snatched a motorcycle bearing