A notorious proclaimed offender (PO) who was also member of an inter-district dacoits gang Ghulam Yaseen alias Sheena was killed by the firing of his own accomplices in Mauza Bahawalpur Ghalwan here the other night.

According to the police, the deceased outlaw was a proclaim offender and wanted by the police in 16 cases of murder, attempt to murder, dacoity, drugs, and abduction registered at Naushera Jadid, Dhorkot police stations in Bahawalpur and Jalapur Peerwala City police station in Multan.

The incident occurred when notorious Sheena snatched a motorcycle from a grower Muhammad Akbar at gunpoint along with his four accomplices including Kala and Mulazam Hussain. However, on hue and cry of the neighbours came out of their houses and tried to overcome the fleeing dacoits who resorted to indiscriminate firing which the villagers retaliated.

In the meanwhile, during cross-fire notorious Ghulam Yaseen alias Sheena sustained a bullet and dead instantly. The police claimed that he was killed by the firing of his own accomplices.

On information Naushera Jadid Police SHO Abdul Jabbar rushed the scene and shifted the dead body of Sheena to Rural Health Complex Mubarakpur for autopsy.

Further investigation is underway.