Bandit killed in Sohrab Goth police encounter
KARACHI: An alleged dacoit was killed in an encounter in the jurisdiction of Sohrab Goth Police Station here on Sunday.
Police officials said the encounter took place when three culprits were trying to escape after looting a passerby near Al-Asif Square.
During the exchange of fire, a dacoit suffered bullet injuries and was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries during treatment.
The dead dacoit could not be identified yet.
The police officials claimed to have recovered a TT pistol and a snatched mobile phone from the possession of the dead bandit.
However, the two other dacoits managed to flee during the crossfire.