Sibling robbers allegedly killed in Karachi encounter
KARACHI: Police claimed to have killed two accused robbers in an encounter, which took place within the limits of Gulshan-e-Maymar police station near Dream World Resort on Monday.
Two alleged criminals, identified as Muhammad Ali, 38, son of Saeed Abdullah and his brother Muhammad Arif, 40, bunged up Muhammad Afzal who was on his way in a Suzuki pickup (CB-2415).
According to police, the two brothers were snatching cell phone and valuables from Afzal when a police party spotted them. The criminals opened fire on police and received several bullet injuries as a result of counter firing, said DSP Iftikhar Lodhi.
He said that both persons succumbed to injuries on their way to hospital. He said that two motorbikes (KEB-0785 and KCO-8991) were also recovered from their possession, adding, that the second motorcycle was snatched from the Supermarket area.