Hardcore criminal arrested after gun battle


Local Police have arrested a hardcore criminal and proclaimed offender after a gun battle here on Saturday. According to police source, a police team headed by DSP Headquarters surrounded the house of infamous criminal, Arz Ali after receiving a tip off. Police team was fired upon by the criminal when they approached his house for arrest.
After an exchange of fire that lasted for 30 minutes, police arrested the proclaimed offender in injured condition. Police also recovered a Kalashnikov and heavy quantity of cartridges from his possession. Later, the arrested culprit was shifted to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar for treatment.
Meanwhile, it is reported from Faisalabad that the police have claimed to re-arrest an accused escaped from the police custody about 11 years ago. A Police spokesman said here Saturday that Aslam of Chak No 38-JB had killed a woman over a minor dispute in 2007.—APP

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