Karachi: Robber killed in alleged encounter, accomplice flees
KARACHI: A robber was killed in an alleged encounter at Paracha Chowk, Shershah within the precincts of Site B police station. Two armed motorcyclists were busy looting valuables from the passerby, when police arrived on being informed. According to SHO Shafiq Tanoli, the muggers tried to make their getaway under the cover of fire. The police returned the fire, injuring one of the accused.
Thereafter, his accomplice got off the motorcycle and fled on foot. Police shifted the injured to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The deceased mugger was identified as 30-year-old Rafiq Baloch, son of Abdul Wahid, a resident of Kalri, Lyari. SHO Tanoli said victim was associated with the notorious Baba Ladla gang of Lyari. Case could not be registered till filing of this report.