Monday, September 26, 2022

Dacoit killed during encounter turned out to be Islamabad policeman

Dacoit killed during encounter turned out to be Islamabad policeman
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A dacoit, who was killed during an encounter in Islamabad, turned out to be a policeman. During the preliminary investigation, the deceased dacoit, Ashraf was the personnel of Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of police and after performing his duty, he commits dacoities along with his accomplices in Islamabad. Taking immediate action, Inspector General (IG) of Islamabad police Muhammad Amir Zulfiqar sought a detailed report from the IG operations about the incident. He also suspended the ‘muharar police’ and line officer in the police station. Amir Zulfiqar said that no one is above the law and added that the alleged criminals deserved no leniency. He directed the IG operations to ensure transparency in the investigations and take indiscriminate action against the suspects involved in the incident. A day earlier, a group of dacoits had killed two passers-by in Islamabad after police intercepted them as they tried to loot valuables from a citizen in the federal capital. According to police, three street criminals were busy looting a citizen within the remits of I-9 police station. “The police intercepted them ensuing a shootout between the two sides,” they said adding that the dacoits opened indiscriminate fire killing two passers-by.