Karachi: Bandit killed during bus robbery attempt
KARACHI: An alleged bandit was shot dead in an encounter with Malir City police on the National Highway here on Thursday. The bandit, who was identified by police as Fida Hussain, 25, was looting the passengers on the Route D-1 minibus with the help of an accomplice when one of the passengers shouted out to a police van that was crossing the road at the time. Police immediately ordered the bus driver to stop, at which point the two bandits opened fire.
After a brief encounter, police detained Hussain in an injured condition. Hussain was found in possession of stolen valuables and a TT pistol. His accomplice managed to escape, however.
The injured was shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre in a critical condition where he later died.