A daring daylight robbery attempt was thwarted by the police in Vehari on Saturday, leading to the arrest of three suspected robbers following a fierce shootout, as reported by Dunya News.
The police received information about six robbers blocking a road in the Luddan police jurisdiction and looting cash and valuables from passersby. Swiftly responding to the call, law enforcement officials confronted the criminals at the scene.
Upon the arrival of the police, the robbers opened fire, initiating a confrontation. The police retaliated effectively, bringing the situation under control. Following the exchange of gunfire, a search of the area revealed three injured robbers, who were subsequently arrested.
In addition to the arrests, the police recovered looted valuables, firearms, and two stolen motorcycles from the apprehended suspects. The detained individuals disclosed to the police that their three accomplices managed to escape during the encounter.
The injured robbers were promptly transported to a hospital for medical treatment, while the police have launched a search operation to locate the escaped criminals. Authorities claim that the arrested suspects are wanted in connection to numerous heinous crimes, with further investigation currently underway.