A dacoit was killed in a shootout with police following robbery and murder by the bandits here the other day.

According to police, two dacoits snatched cash and gold ornaments from a retired officer of a law enforcement agency in People’s Colony. During the attempt to escape their motorcycle collided with an Auto Rickshaw due to which they fell down. Both the robbers got angry and opened fire on the rickshaw driver Shahid, killing him on the spot. Meanwhile, on information, the People’s Colony Police rushed to the spot and on seeing them, the dacoits opened fire. However, in retaliation on dacoit identified as Ummer Butt died at the spot while his accomplice Hammad was arrested by the police.