Karachi: ‘Bandit’ killed by accomplice
KARACHI: A suspected bandit was killed by the firing of his own accomplice while they were attempting to rob a factory van in Landhi police limits on Wednesday. Two armed men, riding a motorcycle, intercepted the van of a food factory near Babar Market situated in Landhi No-3. The gunmen ordered the cashier Aqeel and driver Miraj to hand them over their valuables, however, they offered resistance to which one of the bandits opened fire but the bullet hit his own accomplice who died on the spot.
Upon hearing gunshot, the area people rushed to the spot and overpowered the gunman and started beating him.
In the meantime, a police mobile van reached the spot and arrested the injured suspect. Both the injured and the dead suspects were taken to JPMC.
During initial interrogation, the injured suspect disclosed his name as Muhammad Ali, 30, while the killed gunman was identified as Nadeem Baloch, 35. The police recovered a motorcycle and two TT pistols from them.