KARACHI: An alleged robber was killed and his accomplice injured during a police encounter in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of the metropolis in the wee hours of Thursday.
According to police sources, two robbers were fleeing after looting valuables from Haji Gulzar’s house in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Block-7. Receiving information, a police team reached the site, seeing police the robbers opened fire on the police team. In the exchange of fire, a robber, Muhammad Ali, aged 28, suffered bullet injuries and died on the spot, while his accomplice, Saeed sustained injuries.
The police arrested him in injured condition and recovered weapons and snatched valuables from his possession. The body and injured were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities and treatment, respectively.