Alleged robber killed in ‘police encounter’



Karachi police on Sunday killed a suspected robber in an alleged encounter near Karachi’s North Nazimabad area.

According to details, the Taimuria police officials gunned down a suspected robber and arrested one of his accomplices in injured condition during a mugging incident in North Nazimabad’s Block-N.In a statement, a police spokesperson said that after looting the citizen, as many as three robbers tried to escape from the scene. However, a police patrolling mobile intercept the robbers.During the encounter, a suspected robber was shot dead, while another robber was caught by the citizens and subjected to torture. However, the third one managed to escape. The police recovered weapons from the possession of the robbers.Last Month, As many as two suspected street criminals were arrested in injured condition during a police encounter in Karachi’s Korangi area on Thursday.According to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Korangi, a ‘gunfight’ was held between the ‘street criminals’ and the police at Awami Colony in Korangi.

Two ‘criminals’ named Saqib and Sajid were looting the citizens when the police encountered them, after which both the accused criminals were arrested in injured condition after the exchange of fire with policemen.

The police recovered pistols and a motorcycle was confiscated from the custody of the arrested ‘criminals.’