Notorious bandit killed in encounter

KHAIRPUR: A notorious dacoit was killed in an alleged encounter with Khairpur police on Monday.

A Khairpur police party was patrolling on link road Piryaloi near Odha Morr when criminals opened fire on them. The police also retaliated the fire, and after the shootout for some time, a notorious bandit Asif Shahani was killed. He was wanted to to Khairpur police in over 20 henious crime cases, while Sindh government had tagged Rs0.5 million head-money on him.

Acting SP Khairpur Sajid Khokhar told neswmen that the situation was under control in all eight talukas of Khairpur as patrolling has been increased, while policemen had been deployed at entrance way to Khairpur. The security has been tightened across ditrcit Khairpur, he added.

He said that law and order situation had improved in the district and now every body is feeling secure.

He said that a notorious criminal Dilsher Narejo was injured in encounter near Bilawal Park Khairpur. The injured was shifted to Civil Hospital Khairpur for treatment.