In a shootout with Sargodha police, a proclaimed offender bearing Rs2.5 million head money was killed along with his accomplice.

He was involved in 60 heinous crimes including the murder of an SHO and other policemen of Pindi Bhattian, said District Police Officer Raja Basharat Mehmood in a press conference his office.

A police party led by DSP Kotmoman Malik Wajid Hussain had conducted a raid near village Dodha in the precincts of Laksian police of Sargodha. The accused opened fire on the police while in retaliation, Sajjad alias Shama and his unknown fellow were gunned down. The exchange of fire continued approximately 45 minutes.

The police seized a rifle, a Kalashnikov and a pistol. The DPO further said that Sajjad alias Shama had murdered SHO PS Sadar of Pindi Bhattian Arif Hussain, Head constable Aslam and Elite Force official Riasat Ali while injured other policemen on November 23. He said that reward money would be given to the raiding policemen.