Saturday September 18, 2021

Citizen shoots robber dead

Citizen shoots robber dead

A suspected robber was shot dead and another wounded by a citizen on Rashid Minhas Road on Tuesday. According to Yousuf Plaza SHO Imran Khan, two suspects riding a motorcycle intercepted a car and snatched valuables from the owner of a rent-a-car service. When the robbers were fleeing after the robbery, the citizen opened fire on them, injuring both the suspects.

The suspects were taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where Asad succumbed to his injuries while Ameer Khan remained under treatment. A large number of people gathered on the spot and tortured the robbers until police reached the scene and took them into custody. The police also claimed to have seized a motorcycle, four snatched mobile phones, a

pistol and a wallet from their possession.

Citizen injured for resisting cash-snatching bid

A citizen was wounded for putting up resistance during a cash-snatching bid in the Lyari neighbourhood on Tuesday. According to the Kalakot police station, 27-year-old Abdur Rauf, son of Abdur Rasheed, was taken to the Civil Hospital Karachi for medical treatment.

The police said four men riding on two motorcycles intercepted a car and snatched Rs700,000 from Rasheed at gunpoint. A case has been registered while an investigation is underway.