Karachi: Robber shot dead, another held
KARACHI: The Defence Police claimed to have killed a dacoit in a shootout and arrested another, recovering looted household from his possession on Sunday. The police official said that the shootout a gang of robbers took place in the Defence Police limits when the muggers were fleeing after looting the residents of a bungalow in Defense Phase–II area.
The police reached the spot and asked the culprits to surrender, however, the robbers opened fire on the police personnel which was retaliated. As a result, 23–year–old Munawwar was killed by the police, while they managed to arrest Irfan. However, one of their companion Iqbal fled away.
The police recovered two TT pistols, and looted household items including jewellery and other valuables from their possession. The body of the dacoit was shifted to JPMC while later handed over to the family.