SHEIKHUPURA – A hardcore criminal was killed in a shootout here on Tuesday. The police said that Mehmood alias Moodi Dogar a proclaimed offender involved in murder, attempt to murder, dacoities and other heinous crimes and also wanted to different police stations killed in an encounter while trying to flee from the village in the limits of Farooqabad Saddr Police.

According detail, Mehmood alias Moodi Dogar involved in murder, other heinous crimes along with his accomplices after wearing police uniform reached village Kerian Wali. He shot to dead a man who was the only eye-witness of a murder case against Moodi. 

On information, the Safdarabad Police SHO Shabbir along with heavy police contingent reached the village.

The PO opened indiscriminate fire on police party and on retaliation; he received critical bullet injuries and later died on the way to hospital.

While his colleague succeeded in escaping from the screen.

Cattle worth Rs1.1m lifted: Eight cattle-lifters took away cattle worth Rs1.1 million from a farmhouse situated in the limits of Saddr Muridke Police in the wee hours on Tuesday.  According to detail, eight cattle-lifters, later identified Tariq and seven other accomplices entered a farmhouse owned by landlord Zulfiqar situated at Abbas Nagar Muridke.

They tied up the servants with rope and took away cattle including sheep and goats worth Rs1.1 million after loading at on to a truck.

The Muridke Saddr Police have registered a case.