LAHORE: Two dacoits were killed in an alleged police encounter that took place on Shalimar Link Road here early Thursday while one more dacoit managed to escape.
According to the police, the police signaled three suspicious men riding a bike to stop on Shalimar Link Road, but the accused accelerated the speed of the bike.
The accused opened fire as the police started following them. On retaliation, police shot dead two alleged dacoits, however, third one managed to escape.
Police have taken bodies of the accused in their custody and kicked off investigation.