Karachi: Bandits shot dead
KARACHI: Two alleged bandits were gunned down and two others including a gunman of Superintendent of Police Special Investigation Unit (SIU) East received bullet wounds in a brief encounter with SIU in Jamshed Quarter police limits on Tuesday. Police claimed that they recovered one rifle, one SMG, two TT pistols and one 9mm pistol from them. According to details, a SIU team was in snap checking near Guru Mandir round about.
The SIU team saw a suspicious car AQE–853 coming from Saddar area, when they gave a signal to stop, the suspects opened fire and tried to flee. The SIU team also killed an armed man on the spot, and injured two of them, while another accomplice managed to flee. In this shootout a Constable Nazeer Lakha, a gunman of the SIU also received a bullet wound.
The police took the body and the injured to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for an autopsy and treatment.
During the initial interrogation, the injured accused disclosed their name as Grafin, 22 and William, 30, while the name of the deceased as Imran, 24.
The identification of the escape was Ameen. However, during treatment Grafin breathed his last. The SP SIU told The News that the accused were involved in a number of robberies in various parts of the city. He said that the accused were also involved in stealing Rs2.4million from ARY Digital.