Karachi: ‘Terrorist’ killed, another arrested
KARACHI: An alleged suspect was killed while another armed man was arrested after an encounter with the Gulshan–e-Maymar police on Sunday night. According to Sohrab Goth’s Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Khalid Khan, following receipt of information that some suspects, carrying Kalashnikovs, were roaming in Jangal Goth area, a police team led by SHO Mohammed Nawaz rushed to the spot. Upon seeing police, the suspects opened fire and a shootout occurred following which two suspects, including an injured one, were arrested while their three accomplices fled under the cover of fire.
During the encounter SI Zaman of Maymar police station also sustained injuries. The injured were moved to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) where the suspect breathed his last. He could not be identified till the filing of this report, while the injured one was taken to the investigation department for interrogation. The police also recovered two KK and two motorcycles from the suspects
Police said that the suspect seemed to be a member of certain banned outfit active in the area. Further investigations are underway.