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Robber, Pakistani cop killed during encounter
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Robber, Pakistani cop killed during encounter

| @indiablooms | 16 Mar 2024, 07:00 pm

An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) and an alleged robber who was also a proclaimed offender were killed during a three-hour-long encounter at  Fatehmal village in Pakistan on Saturday, media reports said.

The brother of the accused was injured in the incident.

According to police, a team, headed by ASI Muhammad Akram, raided the house of proclaimed offender and alleged robber Muhammad Latif at night at village Fatehmal, about three kilometers from the Kanganpur Police Station, reported Dawn News.

ASI Akram was injured when Latif opened fire on him.

He later died in a hospital.

Latif, along with his brother Shafique, fled the scene but the police continued chasing him. The accused entered a house, went upstairs and again started firing at the police, reported Dawn News.

Latif was dead after an exchange of fire took place.

The police told Dawn News Akram was wanted by Kasur Police in eight cases of robberies and was declared a proclaimed offender.

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