Karachi: Wanted ‘bandit’ killed during robbery
KARACHI: An alleged bandit was shot dead in what police described as an encounter within the remit of the SITE-A police station on Monday. According to the police, the alleged bandit was robbing the owner of a factory in the area and when a police party reached there he opened fire on the police. The police returned fire and gunned down the suspect later identified as 25–year–old Aslam alias Sharabi, the police said. A TT pistol, three cellphones and Rs20,000 were found in his possession, SHO Rao Rafiq said, adding that the dead was a resident of Frontier Colony. The suspect was wanted in several criminal cases, the SHO added.