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Four held for attacking anti-encroachment team

By Our Correspondent
July 03, 2022

Police arrested four suspects for attacking an anti-encroachment team in Saadi Garden and Sachal Goth.

Police said a large number of residents staged a protest against the encroachment drive and attacked the police and anti-encroachment team by pelting stones and damaging police mobile vans. Following the incident, police arrested four suspects.

Drug peddler killed

A suspected robber was killed during an alleged encounter with the police in Sohrab Goth on Saturday.

The shootout took place when the police, acting on a tip-off about the presence of drug peddlers, conducted a raid on their vice-den and the suspects opened fire at them in a bid to escape. In retaliation, the police fired back. As a result, one drug peddler was killed while his companions escaped.