Karachi: During the last 24 hours, citizens foiled three robberies in Shahr Quaid, while a policeman was martyred by firing by unknown persons.
A citizen near Five Star Chowrangi area of Karachi targeted the looting suspects near Shipowner College last night after chasing them. The citizen opened fire from a moving vehicle as a result of which a dacoit fell dead on the road a short distance from Five Star Chowrangi.
The second motorcycle-riding bandit was caught and tortured by the citizens who died on reaching Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. According to the police, the two robbers could not be identified.
A bandit was killed due to public violence near Block 15 Continental Bakery in Golestan Johar area. In this regard, SHO Golestan Johar Adeel Afzal said that according to the initial investigation, the bandits were escaping after looting. The people chased and caught and tortured to death a bandit who could not be immediately identified.
However, with the help of the biometric system, he was identified as Kamran, who was earlier arrested by the Liaquatabad police in District Central on charges of illegal arms and drugs and went to jail.
Darakhshan Police in Clifton area claimed to have killed one robber while another was injured during an alleged encounter near Defense Phase 5 Khayaban Shamshir. According to the police, the dead robber could not be identified immediately. The seriously injured robber was identified as Nixon Son of Haroon Masih, whose condition is said to be serious.
The police have recovered 2 pistols and a motorcycle from the possession of the robbers while the police are making efforts to identify their criminal record and the identity of the dead robber.