OKARA - A dacoit who was wounded in a shootout with police near Fatehpur on Faisalabad Road, died in hospital. Sources informed that a gang of outlaws, having set up a picket near Fatehpur on Faisalabad Road was looting passers-by and vehicles. Meanwhile, Gogera Police SHO Inspector Haji Saifur Rehman, on a tip-off, reached the spot along with a police contingent. Having seen the police party, the dacoits opened fire at them. The police returned the fire and the exchange of fire continued for sometime. Resultantly, a notorious proclaimed offender identified as Jaffer alias Jaffru sustained gunshot injuries. The police arrested the culprit and sent him to hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The police shifted the body to DHQ Hospital for autopsy.