The Malir district police claimed arresting a notorious robber in an injuredondition who was wanted in several incidents of street crime and the murder of a policeman.
SSP Irfan Ali Bahadur said Owais Baloch, along with his accomplice, was snatching a cell phone and cash from a citizen, Syed Ayaz Hussain, when police reached the scene. On seeing the police, the suspects opened fire, which was returned by the cops.
After the encounter, the law enforcers arrested Baloch with injuries, but his accomplice Younis alias Lado Sheikh escaped. A 30-bore pistol, Rs5,000 and a mobile phone were recovered from the arrested suspect, who had snatched them from the citizen, Ayaz Hussain.