Sunday, September 25, 2022

Five dacoits killed in alleged police encounter in DHA Karachi

Five dacoits killed in alleged police encounter in DHA Karachi

According to the reports, Karachi police claimed to have killed five dacoits in an alleged shootout. The robbers had entered a house in DHA Phase-IV, however, the police got the information in time and surrounded the house.

The suspects tried to flee by opening fire at the police and were killed in retaliatory fire, the police claimed.

Police investigators found criminal records of the Abid and Ghulam Mustafa as they were wanted in different cases. Abid and Ghulam Mustafa were reportedly belonging to Bahawalpur, whereas, Riaz was belonging to Multan, added police.

SSP South Zubair Nazir said that the suspects had come in a double-cabin vehicle which has been taken into custody. He said weapons were recovered from the suspect and they were involved in multiple robberies, he said. Police said that the residents of the house have been shifted to a safe location.