Dacoit killed in encounter in Karachi
KARACHI: An alleged dacoit was killed in an encounter within the jurisdiction of Mauripur police station on Monday. Police officials said the encounter took place when three culprits were trying to escape after looting a passer-by near Mauripur Creeks. During the exchange of fire, a dacoit suffered bullet injuries and was shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi where he succumbed to his injuries during treatment.
SHO Nasarullah said that the dacoit, later identified as Maula Bux was a resident of Maripur Creeks and was wanted in several cases of robbery in Keamari Town. The police officials confiscated a TT pistol and a snatched mobile phone from the dead bandit. However, the two other dacoits managed to flee during crossfire.