Karachi: 3, including woman, held for robbery
KARACHI: Sharah-e-Faisal police arrested three robbers, including a woman, as they were trying to escape after robbing a citizen. Faisal, Jahangir and RiffatBibi were arrested in an encounter within the jurisdiction of Sharah-e-Faisal police station, as they were fleeing after robbing Anil Kumar and his sister, both residents of the same area. The culprits had deprived Kumar and his sister of mobile phones, cash and jewelry and fled on motorcycles. Kumar informed the police help line about the incident and the police party dispatched managed to apprehend the robbers. “There were five people, including two women, carrying arms and riding motorcycles. They are professional criminals and have been involved in various street crimes,” DSP RazaHussain Shah told Daily Times. The DSP added that that two of the criminals opened fire upon the pursuing police party and one of them, Faisal, was injured in the police retaliation.
The police claims to have recovered two TT pistols, jewelry, money and one snatched motorcycle, although, two accomplices, namely Farooq and Mehwish, managed to flee from the scene.
The DSP further said that the Taimuria police had recently arrested Mehwish along with a few of her accomplices. Police have registered a case and started to conduct raids for the arrest of the other gang members. Meanwhile, police high ups have appreciated the efforts of the officers involved in the swift arrest of the criminals.