Police arrest target killer after encounter

KARACHI: Karachi police claimed to have arrested a suspected target killer after an encounter with police in Bahadurabad area of the metropolis on Saturday.

SSP East Azfar Mahesar said the suspect, Shayan alias Shan was apprehended after police encounter in Bahadurabad area, while his two accomplices managed to flee the scene.

SSP stated arrested accused was involved in several robberies, including extortion and target killing.

Mahesar said the suspect had also killed a citizen within the jurisdiction of PIB Colony police station in 2013.Police registered FIR and started investigation.