NAWABSHAH: Police on Tuesday claimed to have got released Dr Irshad, killed a bandit and arrested one of his accomplices during an encounter near Nawabshah.
Furthermore, a CIA police mobile was also badly damaged due to collision with bandits’ vehicle.
The bandits abducted doctor Irshad Hussain near Rajputana Hospital in Hyderabad and started fleeing in his vehicle towards Shahdadpur and Nawabshah. As they were near Gupchani police check post via Shahdadpur route, the doctor jumped from the vehicle seeing police near him and started huge and cry.
The bandits sped up the vehicle. On hue and cry by the doctor, Gupchani police chased the bandits and informed police control on wireless after which several routes were besieged by the police in Nawabshah district.
On such information, a CIA police team headed by Anwar Laghari cordoned off the road to capture the bandits near Sanghar Road Quetta bus stop but the bandits’ vehicle hit the CIA police vehicle and damaged it badly.
The bandits tried to flee but CIA police team incharge opened fire on them in which a bandit Umer died, while his two accomplices managed to flee.
On information, SSP Khalid Mustafa and DSP Abdus Sattar leading a heavy contingent of police rushed to the scene and cordoned off the area.
Later, police captured a bandit and shifted it to an undisclosed destination.