Five dacoits were killed in exchange of fire with CID police in Lahore and Okara on late Sunday night. According to Police sources, police received information about two dacoits looting in Hanjarwal area of Lahore. The police reached the spot where both the dacoits were killed, during an encounter.
Police said that the two killed dacoits Talib and Sadaqat, were wanted by police in dozens of cases of murders and robberies.
Talib was resident of Raiwind Road and Sadaqat was resident of Bund Road. The dead bodies of the dacoits were shifted to the morgue.
Meanwhile at least five dacoits were busy in looting the people at the GT Road in Renala Khurd area near Okara when police reached there. The dacoits opened fire at the police party and in retaliation Police killed three dacoits while two of their accomplices managed to escape taking benefits of darkness.