Karachi: Alleged bandit killed, other arrested in encounter
KARACHI: An alleged bandit was shot dead and another arrested during an encounter at Vita Chowrangi, within the limits of Korangi Industrial Area police station. The incident took place at Vita Chowrangi, where two bandits were looting valuables from passersby, when two policemen reached on a motorcycle and tried to intercept them but they tried to flee. Police started to chase them and also opened fire, resultantly, a bandit received bullet injuries. A police official said they arrested other bandit and were shifting injured to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre but he succumbed to his injuries on the way.
Police said killed bandit was identified as Luqman, 25, a resident of Sultanabad, Hijrat Colony, while other arrested man’s name is Adil. Police claimed to have recovered a TT pistol and a motorcycle from their possession. Further investigation was underway.