KARACHI: Four people were killed and another injured in different incidents in the city on Monday. Police claimed to have killed Lyari gangwar criminal Nasir Baloch in an encounter in Mawach Goth within the limits of Mochko police station.
SHO Mochko Khan Nawaz told PPI that a police team conducted a raid on a hideout of criminals in Mawach Goth. Seeing police, criminals opened fire on police mobiles and in retaliatory fire by police, an known Lyari gangwar criminal Nasir Baloch, 30, was killed,” he said.
The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities.
He said that Nasir was wanted to police in killing of five people in Mawach Goth yesterday and other criminal activities including kidnapping for ransom and extortion.
Separately, an 18-year-old girl was found dead along Super Highway. A police official at Industrial Area Super Highway police station, Meraj, said the body of an 18-year-old girl was found from bushes near New Sabzi Mandi.
He said that the victim was killed after consuming excess drugs, while the body also bore some torture marks. “She was wearing trouser and a shirt,” he said.
He said that the body could not be indentified yet. It was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for an autopsy.
Another girl was found dead near Lyari Expressway in Garden area of the city. Police said that the victim could not be identified yet.
The body bore marks of torture and gunshot wound. The victim was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for an autopsy.
The body of a 28-year-old man was found under Teen Hatti bridge. The identity of the victim could not be ascertained yet. It was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.
A 30-year-old man was injured when unidentified men attacked him with a knife in Hazara Colony near Kalapul. The injured was identified as Yaqoob Khan. He was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for treatment.