Karachi: LJ men escape arrest
KARACHI: As reported by The News on Friday, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Operations Sindh had an encounter with Lashker-e-Jhangvi (LJ) suspects in the Cantt Station area.
During the encounter, CID personnel got injured while the suspects managed to escape.
SSP Mohammed Fayyaz Khan of CID Sindh said that a spy informed them that some militants belonging to the LJ and having links with the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were present in the Cantt Station area with lethal arms.
A heavy contingent of CID police went to the area to review the situation. The suspects got alert and opened indiscriminate fire due to which Police Constable (PC) Sohail of the CID was seriously injured.
The police personnel of the CID retaliated and a heavy gunbattle took place. During the encounter the suspects managed to escape taking advantage of the narrow lanes and the people.
The injured constable was shifted to the JPMC and was later moved to the Aga Khan Hospital where he was pronounced out of danger.