Karachi: Shop owner kills robber
KARACHI: An alleged bandit was killed by the owner of a shop who himself sustained injuries while foiling a robbery bid at his mobile phone outlet in Defence police area. Besides, two suspected robbers were killed in an encounter with Sachal police on Monday. Two armed men, riding a motorcycle, barged into a mobile phone shop near Marwat Hospital in upper Gizri in Defence Phase–II and looted cash and other valuables from its owner Muhammad Shahzad. Shahzad, however, took out his pistol and challenged the robbers who also opened fire, as a result one of the robbers was killed, while Shahzad sustained injuries.
Upon hearing gunshots, a mobile van of Defence police station rushed to the spot and shifted the body of the killed suspect, identified as Muhammad Qasim (20), to the JPMC for legal formalities.
Two bandits killed Two alleged bandits were gunned down in a brief encounter with Sachal police.
According to SDPO Sohrab Goth Iftikhar Ahmed Lodhi, five armed men were
looting cash and valuables from the vehicles passing through Lyari Express Way on Super Highway.
In the meantime a mobile van of Sachal police station reached the spot and challenged the robbers. Upon seeing police the armed men opened fire and an encounter ensued during which two suspects were killed on the spot, while three bandits, including one in injured condition, managed to flee from the scene.
Both the killed suspects were in their mid-twenties. The police seized six mobile phones and a TT pistol from the spot.