LAHORE: Police killed four alleged dacoits in separate encounters in the provincial capital while a constable also lost his life, Geo news reported Monday.
According to police, three alleged dacoits were escaping after snatching a bike in Punjab Society area.
The dacoits opened fire when they were signaled to stop at a check post. Police on retaliation gunned down the culprits on the spot.
On the other hand, suspected robbers riding a motorbike opened fire on police when they tried to stop them in Achra area. After the exchange of fire, a dacoit and policeman were killed while one culprit managed to escape.