Karachi: ‘Bandit’ killed in encounter
KARACHI: An alleged bandit was killed in a brief encounter with Jamshed Quarters police in Patel Para area on Wednesday. The police claimed to have recovered a snatched motorcycle and a TT pistol from his possession. According to the police, two bandits on a motorcycle were robbing the passersby of valuables and mobile phones near a hotel in Patel Para. In the meantime, a passing by police mobile saw the robbers and challenged them. However, the suspects opened fire and an encounter ensued during which one of the robbers sustained serious injuries while his accomplice fled from the scene. The injured suspect identified as Salman, 30, was being taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, however, he breathed his last on his way to the hospital.