Karachi: Suspected bandit killed in encounter
KARACHI: An alleged bandit was killed while another injured in a brief encounter with Ferer Police on Saturday. 25-year-old Momin and Murad Jan were riding a motorcycle near Teen Talwar in Clifton when they intercepted fellow motorcyclists Asif and Saleem. They held the latter men on gunpoint and ordered them to hand over their cash, mobile phones and even their vehicle.
In the meantime a mobile unit of the aforementioned police station arrived at the scene just in time for officials to witness the robbery first hand. After spotting law enforcers the bandits opened fire and tried to escape, after which police returned fire. Momin was killed on the spot, while Murad Jan received injuries.
Police said that they recovered two TT pistols and a motorcycle KCK-9015 from the bandits. They shifted Momin’s body and his injured accomplice to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center. During preliminary interrogation Murad revealed his name as well as that of the deceased.