THATTA: Police claimed to have killed a bandit in an encounter near Thatta.
A police party raided an area near link road, two kilometers from Thatta, where encounter took place between police and the bandit. In the shootout, an alleged bandit Latif was killed, said police.
SSP Thatta Fida Hussain Mastoi said that the killed man was a notorious dacoit, who was involved in heinous crimes cases registered with police.
The family members and relatives of the deceased held a protest demonstration against the killing of Latif. They blocked National Highway and pelted stones on the passing vehicles.