Punjab police kill eight dacoits in katcha area of Kashmore

KASHMORE: Police here today claimed to have killed eight dacoits during a shootout in the katcha area of the district.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Amjad Ali Shaikh said the dacoits were killed in an encounter with the police in the katcha area of Kashmore.

The dead dacoits were entering Sindh’s katcha area from Punjab when they met an encounter with the police, he added.

Janu Indhar, leader of the Indhar gang, was also amongst the dacoits killed in the encounter, the district’s top cop said and a prize money of Rs10 million was set for him.

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