Friday, December 2

Police arrest robber in injured condition

KARACHI: Police arrested a robber in injured condition after an alleged encounter in Malir area of the metropolis in the wee hours of Monday.

According to police sources, a gag of three robbers, including Zulfiqar, were looting citizens at gunpoint near Wilayat Ali Shah shrine in Malir, when a police team reached the scene. The accused opened fire on the police team which was retaliated by the police.

During the shootout for some time, the robber, Zulfiqar sustained bullet injuries. Police arrested him in injured condition and recovered a TT pistol with rounds, and four mobile phones from his possession. Two accomplice of the accused managed to flee the scene under cover of the firing.

The arrested robber was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center for treatment.