Karachi: 2 ‘robbers’ killed in encounter
KARACHI: Two alleged dacoits were killed in an encounter in Ghas Mandi area in Eidgah police limits late Monday night. According to SHO Sajjadul Hasnain, following receipt of information that some armed men were robbing the people, police reached the spot and challenged the robbers. Upon seeing the police the suspects opened fire and an encounter ensued during which both the gunmen sustained serious injuries. They were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead.
Police seized two pistols and a motorcycle from the suspects identified as Riaz and Arshad. Both were residing in Afshani Gali. Riaz was wanted by the Kalakot police station in 20 cases of heinous crimes, while Arshad was earlier arrested by the Arambagh police in a dacoity case and was on bail.