JHANG: A dacoit was killed in a shootout with police here in katcha area of Ahmedpur Sial on Saturday.

According to the sources, police acted on a tip-off about the presence of dacoits in katcha area of Ahmedpur Sial and rushed to the spot.

Meanwhile, a shootout erupted between the police and the outlaws which lasted several hours. Resultantly an outlaw identified as Ishaq alias Chitani was killed while a pistol and Kalashnikov were recovered from his possession.

While his other accomplices managed to escape from the scene.–Reporter