Karachi: 2 killed; bandits held
KARACHI: A bandit was killed by the public on Wednesday in the Jauharabad police limits. According to the residents of Federal B Area, two armed bandits were robbing citizens near the Farzana Dawakhana. When the victims started shouting for help, passersby pounced at the bandits and started drubbing them. In the meantime someone called the local police and informed them about the presence of dacoits in the area. They further said that before arrival of the police some young boys came and shot and killed one bandit, while the other was injured.
The Jauharabad police said, however, that they had an encounter with the dacoits in which a bandit was killed while the other was injured and that they recovered two pistols and a motorcycle, stolen property from them.
They added that the dead bandit was identified as Rahat, a resident of Landhi, while his accomplice was identified as Ahsan, a resident of the same area. A case was registered and investigation is under way.
In another case, a man was killed by bandits in the Shah Latif police limits. Karimuddin, the owner of Al-Meezan Agency, said that he was present at his shop when three armed bandits broke into his shop and at gunpoint snatched the cash and cell phone from him and fled.
Later, the bandits robbed a donkey cart owner. The cart driver resisted whereupon the public gathered there. Seeing the mob the bandits fired indiscriminately due to which a man was killed, while two others were injured. The public, however, overpowered one suspect with a motorcycle while two others escaped. The Shah Latif police reached the site and took the injured bandit into custody and out of the grasp of the public.
The police said that the dead man was identified as Mohammed Bux, while the injured were his nephews identified as Sikander and Ghulam Nabi. A case was registered and investigation is under way.
In yet another incident, two bandits were caught by the Sharea Faisal police party. SHO Asad Aleem of Sharea Faisal, said that on routine patrolling when he was in Block–17, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, he saw two bandits robbing a passerby. He, along with police party moved towards the spot. On seeing the police the bandits opened fire, which was retaliated and after an encounter, Sher Khan and Mohammed Ismail were arrested, with a recovery of two TT pistols. A case was registered at the police station.