Triple murder accused killed in ‘encounter’ in Lahore

Suspect was involved in killing of an advocate’s family in Chuhng

By: News Desk
Published: 09:33 AM, 24 Mar, 2022
Triple murder accused killed in ‘encounter’ in Lahore
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A man in custody was shot dead reportedly in an ‘encounter’ with the CIA Police in Chuhng area of Lahore, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Thursday. 

The police claimed that Ashiq, the suspect, who was involved in the murder of Advocate Amanat, his wife and a two-month-old baby girl in the Chuhng area, was being taken for the recovery of the weapon used in the murder that his accomplices attacked the police van in Jubilee Town, near Izmir Town. 

And it was because of firing by his accomplices that the suspect was killed, police elaborated.  

Police said it had cordoned off the area and had launched search for the assailants.   

Reporter: Faran Yameen