Police shot dead bandit in Karachi
KARACHI: The News reported Tuesday that an alleged bandit was gunned down in a brief encounter with the Sohrab Goth police in their police limits on Monday. Four armed men broke the door and barged into house no B-162 of Nasir Ali Baig situated in Sector-1 in Eshanabad in the Sohrab Goth police jurisdiction while all the family members were not at home. In the evening when the owner of the house returned and saw the door of his main entrance broken and some suspicious people roaming there, he immediately informed the Police. On seeing the police the armed men opened fire which was retaliated. One of the armed men was injured and his three accomplices managed to flee. The police searched the injured and recovered looted jewellery, Rs13,000 and a TT pistol from his possession. During the initial interrogation the injured disclosed his name as Syed Ijaz Ali Warsi, 45. The injured was rushed to the JPMC in a critical condition but died on way to the hospital.