No respite in street crime in city


Two people were shot at and wounded by robbers in Qayyumabad.Korangi Industrial Area police said that Taufeeq Rehman, 38, and Shehzad Husain were shot and wounded during a robbery at Qayyumabad Nadi.

Both the injured persons were taken to Indus Hospital for treatment.In the other incident, Ittehad Town police said that Karamat Khan, 40, was shot and wounded when he put up resistance to a robbery bid. Meanwhile two suspected robbers were shot and wounded and taken into custody in an encounter in Nazimabad.Police claimed that the encounter took place in Block-4 near Fine CNG pump, adding that the suspects Mohammed Arif, 25, and Hajir Ayub, 24, were wounded and taken into custody.

Two pistols, six snatched cell phones and one bike were seized from them, they said. mA police spokesperson said that the suspects were surveying the area with intention to rob shoppers and when police asked them to stop., they opened fire which was returned. In another alleged encounter in Surjani Town, one suspect was wounded and arrested.