Suspected robber killed in alleged police encounter
KARACHI:A suspected robber was killed during an alleged police encounter in Sachal area of the metropolis on Sunday.
According to police sources, two robbers were trying to flee after looting and injuring a citizen near Jamali Bridge, when a patrolling police team reached at the scene the robbers opened fire on the police team which was also retaliated by police. During the shootout for some time, a 35-year-old robber, Muhammad Raza suffered bullet injuries and died on the spot, while his accomplice fled the scene.
Police also claimed to have recovered weapons, bullets, mobile phones, looted cash and a motorbike from the spot. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.