Karachi: ‘Robber’ killed in encounter
KARACHI: An alleged robber was gunned down in a shootout with police in the Yousuf Plaza police limits on Thursday. Two armed motorcyclists intercepted the vehicle of retired FIA Inspector Aslam Hashami near Block 16 in Federal B Area. The armed men were looting cash and other valuables from the inspector and his family when the police reached the spot. On seeing the police, the robbers opened fire which was retaliated by the police. During the encounter, one of the robbers was injured while the other managed to escape.
The police recovered a TT pistol, a stolen motorcycle and looted valuables from his possession.
The injured, later identified as Shoaib Hassan, breathed his last on his way to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
SDPO Azizabad Saleem Akhtar Siddiqi said that the accused had stolen the recovered vehicle from Azizabad on July 2.