Karachi: Ex-PCB cheif’s attackers arrested
KARACHI: The police party of Steel Town police station arrested a suspect involved in firing on the car of ex-PCB chief executive officer (CEO). Station House Officer (SHO) Sartaj of Steel Town police station said that, while on routine patrolling, they witnessed three armed robbers looting a passerby at Steel Morr. He, along with the police staff, ordered them to surrender.
On seeing the police, the bandits opened fire, which was retaliated by the police. After a shootout, the police arrested Mohammed Faraz with a pistol, while his two accomplices managed to flee under the cover of fire.
SHO Sartaj said that, during investigation, the accused disclosed that he, along with his accomplice, made an attempt to loot ex-PCB CEO Arif Ali Khan Abbasi but the driver of his car accelerated and he opened fire, due to which the driver got injured. A case was registered and interrogation is underway.