Police arrest two bandits after encounter


KARACHI:Police arrested two bandits during a shootout within the limits of Sachal police station in the city on Saturday.

According to duty officer in Sachal police station, Sikander Ali, receiving information on police helpline about the snatching of a car and valuables from a citizen by a gang of robbers in Sachal area, the police personnel deployed for snap checking nearby arrived on the scene and an exchange of fire ensued between the police and the suspects in Malik Society.

The police official said during shootout, police arrested two robbers; one of them identified as Tahir, aged 36 son of Aslam, in injured condition.

However, their one accomplice managed to escape under the cover of fire. Sikander Ali further told that police party also recovered snatched car, cell phone, a motorbike and two TT pistols from their possession.

The injured suspects were taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment.