Karachi: Police overpower three bandits after encounter
KARACHI: Korangi Industrial Area police on Sunday claimed to have arrested three bandits after an encounter and recovered weapons from their possession. A gang of seven bandits entered three factories in Korangi Industrial Area, held workers on hostage at gunpoint and looted valuables from them.
On information, a police team raided the area, triggering encounter with the bandits. After an encounter, the police overpowered three bandits, including Shahid and Rehman, while their four accomplices managed to flee. SHO Ejaz Rajper said they also recovered two repeaters and one TT pistol from their possession. He said the dacoits gang was involved in several cases of robberies. He said police had started search for fleeing bandits while further investigation was underway.