Attock- A man, who allegedly raped and killed a nine-year-old girl a few days ago, has been shot dead by his own accomplice in a police encounter. As per a press release issued from Attock Police headquarters, police teams which were constituted to arrest the culprit raided a hide out near Ghazi interchange. The culprit along with his accomplice retaliated and started firing on the police team. During the encounter, the culprit was hit by a bullet fired by his accomplice and died on the spot while his accomplice whose identity could not be known escaped from the crime scene. Police are on the hunt to arrest him. The girl was raped and strangulated to death in the limits of Hazro police station a few days ago. DPO Attock Syed Khalid Hamdani had constituted different teams to arrest the culprit.