Two robbers killed in encounter, terrorists, target killers arrested
KARACHI—Two robbers were gunned down in police encounter in Sohrab Goth area here on Wednesday. Four target killers and two terrorists among 20 suspects were also arrested in the operation conducted by Rangers in different areas of the city.
According to details, two robbers were wounded in the exchange of fire with the law enforcement agencies in the jurisdiction of Sohrab Goth Police Station. However, the suspects succumbed to their wounds on their way to the hospital.
Police said that the suspects were street criminals and weapons, seven stolen mobile phones, cash and a motorcycle without number plate were recovered from them.
Police arrested two suspects identified as Abdul Hafeez and Talha in Pak Colony area following an encounter and recovered weapons from the nabbed persons.
Moreover, the law enforcement agencies rounded up 20 suspected criminals including four target killers during a search operation in different areas of the city. The raid was carried out after a police officer was wounded in firing carried out by unknown persons.
A spokesman for the Rangers said that the raids were conducted in Kharadar, Korangi area, Baldia and Ranchora Line. He said that the target killers belonged to a political party. The spokesman said that three extortionists and two terrorists were also arrested in the raids.