Bank robbery suspect killed in ‘encounter’

Our Correspondent
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2023

LAHORE: A suspected robber involved in bank robbery incidents was killed in an encounter with CIA Iqbal Town in Batapur on Monday.

Reportedly, a team led by Inspector Majid Bashir was taking the suspect identified as Umair Butt to Batapur for identification and recovery purpose. When they reached near Jhugian Muhammad Bakhsh Saadi Road Batapur, his accomplices allegedly attacked police party. Police also retaliated. Umair received bullet injuries and died. He was involved in over 100 robbery incidents.

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