Ahmedpur East

A man was killed and two others sustained gunshot wounds when they offered resistance during a dacoity here the other night.

As per details, six armed dacoits stormed into the house of a grower Muhammad Rafique Dhawa in Basti Dahawa of Mauza Naich, Chanigoth the other night. However, the dacoits shot at and killed him when he attempted to overcome them.

On hearing to the hue and cry of the family members, neighbours and locals rushed the scene and tried to overpower the dacoits but two maternal nephews of slain Rafique Dahwa also received bullet injuries.

According to reports, dacoits fled away under the the cover of aerial firing while both the injured - Abdul Rasheed Dahwa and Abdul Majeed Dahwa were removed to Rural Health Centre Chanigoth in critical condition. The Chanigoth Police have registered a case of this incident and started investigation.