SIBI: An official of local government was killed in an exchange of fire between robbers and security personnel here on Saturday.

The Levies men on a tip off regarding presence of criminals launched a crackdown in village Thehri of Lehri in Sibi. 

The criminals taking shelter in the area started firing at Levies men and tried to flee which led to an encounter.–INP

In cross firing Tehsildar of Lehri area, identified as Ghulam Qadir Rind, who was passing by the scene, was killed.

The body was shifted to hospital and later handed over to heirs after postmortem.