PO killed in encounter

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Faisalabad

A proclaimed offender was killed in a shootout, in the jurisdiction of City Tandlianwala police station.

Police said on Sunday that City Tanlianwala police were carrying under custody proclaimed offender Nasir Qayyum, resident of Chak No.429-GB to the court of area magistrate for getting his remand when on the way, some outlaws riding in a car intercepted the police van near Chak No.393-GB and took the custody of Nasir at gun point.

The armed car riders also snatched an official rifle from head constable Nasir Ali after bursting the tyre of police vehicle.

On information, SHO City Tandlianwala Umar Sarfraz Warraich and SHO Sadar Tandlianwala Parvaiz Khalid along with heavy contingent reached at the spot and encircled the accused near Chak No.615-GB.—APP

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