Karachi: Officer grabs armed robber, accomplice flees
KARACHI: A brave traffic police officer grabbed an armed robber while his accomplice got away on Thursday afternoon. According to police sources, Sub Inspector Muhammad Sidduqe posted at PIDC Traffic Section was verifying the physical presence of traffic policemen posted at different locations and when he reached the Dr Ziauddin traffic signal, a motorcyclist informed him about two robbers on a motorcycle and snatching mobiles and cash at gun point.
Taking prompt action Siddique overpowered one of the two robbers while the other managed to escape. The armed robber was handed over to the police in the area. A T.T pistol, three bullets, two mobile phones and Rs 2,600 in cash were recovered from the possession of the accused in custody Muhammad Arif son of Imam Bux.
Artillery Maidan registered a case FIR 153/008.
Meanwhile, CCPO Karachi Waseem Ahmed taking notice of increasing theft and snatching of vehicles in the limits of North Nazimabad town transferred SP Naveed Ahmed Nisar Khawaja while a number of SHOs including SHO Ferozabad, Taimuria, North Nazimabad and Shahrah–e–Fasial were suspended with immediate effect.