Police claimed to have arrested two robbers in injured condition after an encounter near Karachi’s Nipa flyover.
Sources said police officials engaged in an ‘exchange of fire’ with two alleged dacoits after the personnel tried to stop them while snap checking in the area.
Sources further said the suspects opened fire as the police personnel asked them to stop for snap checking.
Returning the fire, police said the two suspects sustained injuries and were later arrested.
The shootout transpired Karachi’s Nipa flyover where the personnel signaled two motorcycle riders who resisted and opened fire on the personnel.
Police arrested the suspects and recovered weapons, cash and a motorbike from their custody.
On the other hand, a group of three alleged dacoits ambushed a catering shop in the Orangi Town area of Karachi and robbed the shop owner, police confirmed.
The incident took place in Orangi Town’s Pirabad Police jurisdiction in which, reportedly, the shop owner suffered physical assault meted out by dacoits upon resistance.
According to the sources, the alleged dacoits robbed over Rs 250, 000 and four mobile phones from the shop before successfully fleeing the scene.