LAHORE - Police shot dead two dacoits in an alleged encounter staged in the limits of Chung Police Station in the wee hours of Sunday.

Reportedly, Muhafiz Force personnel namely Tasawar, Sajjad, Sarfraz and Faisal were patrolling the area when they signalled the two bike riders to stop for checking. The bike riders attempted to ride away from the scene by firing shots at the policemen who also retaliated. As a result, both the motorcyclists died on the spot.

The deceased identified as Ali alias Chando and Haider alias Dani hailed from Bhai Pehru. Police claimed that they were involved in the murders of an ASI and a constable. Bodies were shifted to morgue for autopsy.

KILLED: A 45-year-old man was allegedly killed by unidentified swindlers in Bhatti Chowk area on Sunday. As per details, swindlers gave sedative drug to a resident of Okara by missing in eatable which became the reason of death near the Bilyanwaley seminary. Body was shifted to morgue.