Two notorious bandits killed in encounter


SHIKARPUR: Two notorious dacoits were killed in an encounter with police in katcha area within the limits of Naparkot police station on Tuesday.

Receiving spy information, a CIA police party headed by its in-charge Abdul Qadir Chandio and accompanied by SHO Naparkot raided a hideout of dacoits. The dacoits opened fire on police party when it reached near their hideout.

Police also retaliated fire that killed two of dacoits identified as Hazaro Jaffari and Gulu Teghani. Police recovered one Kalashnikov and a shot gun from their possesion. According to SSP Shikarpur Nasir Aftab, the killed dacoit Hazaro Jaffari was wanted to police in more than 34 heinous crimes including murder, road robberies, kidnapping for ransom, police encounters and other crimes.

The Sindh government had tagged Rs 1 million as head money for dacoit Hazaro Jaffari. Other dacoit Gulu Teghani was also involved in dozens of crimes. SSP Shikarpur has announced Rs 0.1 million as a reward money for police team members who took part in an encounter and succeeded to kill notorious dacoits. The bodies were sent to Civil Hospital Shikarpur for postmortem examination.