Karachi: Bandit killed in encounter, aide wounded
KARACHI: An alleged bandit was killed in an encounter near Kala Pul within the limits of Defence Police Station on Monday.
The incident took place near Tooba Mosque where two bandits were trying to snatch motorcycle and valuables from a hawker Mohammad Shareef.
The culprits were making there get away after snatching Shareef’s cell phone and motorcycle when a police mobile spotted them. The culprits opened indiscriminate fire on the police upon seeing them and in retaliation police shot and killed one robber and injured the other who managed to flee.
SHO Ejaz Khawaja said that the bandit later identified as 22-year-old Arshad, son of Zulfiqar Baloch, resident of Azam Basti, Mehmoodabad and had several cases of robberies registered against him at Mehmoodabad and Baloch Colony Police Station.