TOBA TEK SINGH - The personnel of City Police and Elite Force overpowered an alleged dacoit after a shootout which lasted for about 45 minutes here in Gulberg Colony late the other night.

According to police sources, two dacoits were being chased by an Elite Force vehicle when they holed up behind a tree near the house of Faisalabad deputy prosecutor Mian Sabtain Ahmad. Meanwhile, dozens of policemen besieged them who opened gunfire on the police personnel which was retaliated. Luckily no one from the either sides in hurt the shootout that continued for about 45 minutes.

In the meanwhile, one of the culprits managed to flee the scene. However, his other accomplice was arrested by the police when he ran out of ammunition stock.              –Reporter

The police did not reveal his identity and took him to some unidentified location. –Reporter