Lahore, January 21, 2013 (PPI-OT): Three hardened criminals are killed during armed encounter with the district police Jhang in the Satellite Town in the jurisdiction of Sadar police station Jhang. The police started chasing the criminals as they tried to flee after snatching a car at gunpoint. The criminals opened fire on the police. The police also retaliated and killed three criminals including Ramazani Baloch, Aman Ullah Sialvi and Zafar.
The criminals killed in police action were wanted to the police in more than 70 cases of heinous crimes. And Ramazani Baloch was carrying Rs one million bounty on his head. The same criminals were involved in the police encounter, which took place in the Balochni police station in the limits of Faisalabad police.
According to DPO Jhang Akhtar Hayat Laleka, the police also recovered three automatic guns from their possession. Further investigations are underway.
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