Karachi: Bandit shot dead in alleged encounter
KARACHI: A bandit was shot dead in an alleged encounter near Pir Baba Ground, Baldia within the remits of Mochko police station. The incident took place at route No 20 bus stop when a bandit, after looting valuables from passer-bys, tried to snatch a motorcycle.
Police reached on the spot and after an exchange of fire killed the alleged bandit. SHO Nasir Mahmood said that the accused was identified as 28-year-old Shaukat, son of Jan Mohammad, a resident of Baldia town. The victim was also nominated in the murder case of an ASI Noor Hassan, who was killed in Pirabad, officer added. Police claimed to have recovered a TT pistol from his possession and further investigation is underway.