Karachi: Bandit killed in police encounter
KARACHI: A suspected bandit was killed and his accomplice was arrested following an encounter with police on main University Road near Bait-ul-Mukarram mosque on Tuesday, police said. Aziz Bhatti SHO Kansan Dean said that a police patrol signalled two men riding a motorcycle on University Road to stop, but instead of pulling over, they opened fire on the police and tried to escape.
He said in an exchange of gunfire, a bullet hit one of the suspects and he died on the spot. His accomplice was arrested, he added.The police claimed that the suspects were involved in robberies.
The deceased was identified as Nisar Kareem and his held accomplice was identified as Muhammad Ejaz, who hails from Khairpur.
Till late in the night, no case was registered at the Aziz Bhatti police station.