Karachi: Police encounter 2 bandits
KARACHI: As reported by The News on Monday, two alleged bandits were killed in separate encounters with the police on Sunday.
Alleged bandit Zameer was killed, while his two companions were arrested in Sharea Noor Jehan Police limits.
SHO Masroor said that information was received that some bandits had barged into the house of Mohammed Hanif in Block-J, North Nazimabad.
On seeing the police the bandits opened fire which was retaliated by the cops and after an encounter all the three bandits were copped, one of whom was injured.
The police shifted the injured bandit to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The slain robber was identified as Zameer, while his two companions were identified as Ghaffar and Tasleem.
The accused were the residents of New Karachi and were wanted by the police in number of street crime and robbery cases.
In a separate incident, an alleged dacoit was shot dead in an encounter in Tipu Sultan area.
Ferozeabad Police said that, on late Saturday-Sunday night police personnel of Tipu Sultan Police-Post were on routine checking in PECHS Block-6, near Immigration House.
In the meantime, two suspicious men were going along Mehmoodabad Road, Block-6.
Police personnel signalled them to stop but they opened fire, which was returned by the police. In the end, Police apprehended one suspect in injured condition, while his companion escaped under the cover of fire and darkness.
The police shifted the injured dacoit to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, the killed dacoit is unidentified, however the police had recovered a pistol from the killed dacoit, a case was registered and investigation is underway.