Three dacoits killed in police encounter

KARACHI: Three dacoits were killed in a police encounter in Landhi-89 in wee hours of Monday here.

A police official told PPI that 25-year-old man, Afzal Hussain, son of Abdul Qasim, 30-year-old man, Mohammad Akbar, son of Abdul Shakoor and another 30-year-old unidentified man, were killed in exchange of fire when they opened gunfire on Landhi police station’ SHO Saadat Butt and his party patrolling at Timber Market area.

The bodies were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Hospital for legal-medico formalities.

The killed criminals were wanted in many street crimes, looting shops, and other crimes in the city.

However, the case No 134/2015 was registered under section of 353, 324, 186/34 at Landhi Police Station on Monday.