Lahore police nab man wanted for murder after shootout
LAHORE: Shahdra police have claimed nabbing a proclaimed offender after an encounter here on late Saturday night, Media reported,
The police say Qazi Afzal, wanted for multiple counts of murder, who they have been hunting for quite a while, was cornered in Sabzazar Colony.
According to police, Afzal, in order to make his escape, let loose a flurry of shots from his automatic weapon at the cops who were closing in on him, forcing them to fire back.
"The accused, however, surrendered after a half-an-hour long gunfight as he was left with no more ammo to shoot, but not before injuring a police," a police official said.
The wounded cop was rushed to Services Hospital, while Afzal was moved to an unknown location for further interrogation.