CHINIOT – A notorious proclaimed offender involved in dozen of murders, dacoities and kidnapping cases was killed in a police shootout here the other day.

According to detail, the City Police got a tip-off that notorious proclaimed offender Mazhar alias Mazhari with his two accomplices was looting passengers on Faisalabad-Chiniot Road near Jhang By-pass. The police party led by SHO City rushed to the scene.

When the criminals saw they opened fire indiscriminately on police teams. The police personnel retaliated the fire in self defence and resultantly one of the out laws was killed, later on, identified as a dangerous proclaimed offender Mazhari wanted in heinous crimes including murder, dacoity, robbery, kidnapping cases etc lodged at several police stations of the district.  While his two accomplices succeeded in fleeing in the cover of fire. The police recovered firearms near the dead body of PO Mazhari.