Two suspected robbers were gunned down in the Surjani Town and Memon Goth areas. Moreover, a Jamaat-e-Islami worker was shot dead on Shahrae Faisal in the early hours of the day.According to details, two armed men entered the office of the Gulshan-e-Noor Society in Surjani Town with the intention of committing a robbery.
They opened fire on the security guard and wounded him.The robbers were attempting to escape when the security guard opened fire on them, injuring one of them as his accomplice managed to flee. After receiving information, police and rescue workers reached the crime scene and took the injured security guard and robber to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
The guard was identified as 32-year-old Kamran, son of Shahid Hussain. Police said the injured robber succumbed to his injuries during treatment. He was identified as Aslam, son of Abdullah.Police said the deceased and his accomplices were involved in more than 100 cases of robberies and street crimes in Surjani Town. A case has been registered and an investigation has been launched.Separately, a man was shot dead when he and his accomplice were trying to break into a house with the intention of committing a robbery in Sammu Goth, which falls in the jurisdiction of the Memon Goth police station. Police said the accomplice of the deceased managed to escape. Following the incident, police and rescue workers reached the scene and took the dead suspect to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), where he was identified as 34-year-old Naseer.
Police said the deceased and his accomplice were trying to enter the house of a man named Fazal when the occupant foiled the attempt by shooting at the robbers. Police have registered a case and launched an investigation.