Karachi: Police save another robber from mob, 1 dies at CHK
KARACHI: Police saved another robber on Thursday from being burnt alive by a mob within the jurisdiction of Ibrahim Hyderi Police Station. Twenty–nine year old alleged robber Mohammad Moin and his associate Salman had come to the house of the complainant Mohammad Rizwan. They robbed some jewelry and a mobile phone and were in the process of taking off when Rizwan resisted. They opened fire but nobody was hurt.
Upon hearing the sound of fire, scores of residents turned up and took chase. Salman managed to take off with the valuables but Moin was not as lucky. “They tried to burn him alive,” said on-duty officer Ali Gohar, adding that the police arrived just in the nick of time. “The mob had just poured petrol on him,” said the officer.
Moin has been admitted to Jinnah hospital but Rizwan has registered FIR No. 244/08 against him.
Also on Thursday, a young man identified as Danish, who met the same fate at the hands of angry passersby on August 31, died at Civil hospital. He was a resident of North Karachi.
In other news, PPI reported that the unclaimed body of a six-day old baby was found in a nullah in the limits of Pak Colony police, said police and ambulance sources here on Thursday. They said that they had received an anonymous call about the presence of a baby’s body in the Jehangirabad nullah. The body was recovered and buried in the Meva Shah Graveyard after an autopsy from Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
Also, an Afghan refugee engaged in the antiques business was admitted to bail by a division bench of the High Court of Sindh (SHC) against a solvent surety of rupees 100,000, APP reported.
He was accused of pushing a women to death after an altercation with her husband who is the complainant.