Police arrest ‘injured’ robber after crossfire

Mar 14, 2023

KASUR: The police arrested an alleged robber in injured condition after an encounter with a gang of robbers on Monday near the village of Sarhali in the jurisdiction of Mustafabad police. This is the sixth incident in recent weeks in which the police arrested an injured robber after an exchange of fire between the cops and bandits. None of the cop was injured during any encounter with the robbers. According to the police, Muhammad Khalid informed the police that four robbers snatched his motorcycle and cash. Following information, the police reached the crime scene and chased the gunmen, who opened indiscriminate fire at the police, which was retaliated against.

When the guns went silent, the police recovered an injured robber, while three of his accomplices fled. The injured was rushed to the DHQ Hospital.The robber was identified as Tanvir, alias Kodo, wanted by the Kasur police in over 20 cases of robbery, murder during a robbery and other heinous crimes. The police are after the remaining robbers.

(Daily Dawn)