2 alleged robbers shot dead in encounters
05 February, 2014
KARACHI: Two alleged criminals were killed during two separate encounters with the law enforcers on Tuesday.
In the first incident, a suspected criminal was killed in an alleged encounter with the police on Shahrah-e-Quaideen within the vicinity of Ferozabad police station. Police said that the encounter took place when two suspects were trying to flee after robbing citizens. Reacting on information, police reached the site and had to chase the criminals who were fleeing the scene.
The chase led to an exchange of fire that resulted in the death of one of the alleged robbers, while the other manage to escape.
The deceased suspect's body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, where doctors are trying to identify him. Meanwhile, further investigations are underway.
Separately, another suspect was killed during an exchange of fire with Rangers in Mujahid Colony area of Nazimabad.
According to officials, two suspects on a motorcycle, who were signalled to stop by Rangers personnel positioned at a nearby check post, started firing at the check post.