Robbery bid foiled, culprit beaten by the mob
Karachi: Area residents foiled a robbery bid at a jeweler’s shop in Gulshan-e-Hadeed by overpowering a thief who was badly beaten by the enraged mob and handed over to the Steel town police, on Monday.
Reported in The News that Eye witnesses said that three armed men entered into Al-Rahim jewelers in Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Phase-1 and on resistance, injured the owner Shahzad Anwar by stabbing him with a knife.
The area residents gathered and caught one of the dacoits on the hue and cry raised by the employees of the jewelry shop, while the other two accomplices managed to flee in the cover of aerial firing.
The alleged dacoit was given a severe beating by the locals and then handed over to the police in an unconscious state. The Steel Town police said that so far they had not registered any case and were interrogating the thief, whose name while interrogation was found to be Babar.
The injured jeweler, Shahzad Anwar was shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) where his condition turned out to be stable.[google-map]