Karachi: Bandit shot dead, cop hurt in encounter
KARACHI: An alleged bandit was shot dead while a police constable injured in an encounter here at Singer Chowrangi, within the remit of Awami Colony police station on Sunday. Two bandits were busy looting valuables from passer-bys, when police rushed to the scene.
The bandits opened fire injuring a police constable, namely Rashid. In retaliation, police shot at and killed one bandit, namely Faisal, son of Mukarram, whereas his accomplice managed to flee. Police also recovered a TT pistol from the scene. Body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for post mortem. Case was not registered till filing of this report.