Karachi: Bandits shoot man to death
Karachi: Unidentified bandits shot dead a man when he tried to resist an armed robbery bid in his home in Saeedabad on Tuesday, officials said.
They said 45-year-old Sarwar Shah was sleeping on the roof of his residence in Saeedabad`s Sector 12-F when two armed men barged into his house and held women on the ground floor at gunpoint.
“Shah came downstairs after hearing the women`s hue and cry, saw the bandits and tried to overpower one of them,” said an official at the Saeedabad police station. “The other bandit opened fire a bullet hit him in the head and he died on the spot.”
He said the bandits escaped on a motorbike along with the looted valuables. The police said that the victim was associated with the court police and originally hailed from Mansehra. He was settled in the city for decades with his wife and five children.