Dacoit injured in police encounter

June 18, 2015 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: A dacoit was injured in an encounter with Gulshan-e-Iqbal police in the metropolis in the wee hours of Thursday.

According to police, a 30-year-old bandit, Imran, was looting a passerby in Block 13-D of Gulshan-e-Iqbal when a patrolling police team appeared there. The bandit opened fire on the police. The police retaliated the fire in which the bandit was injured. He was rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities and later brought to Gulshan-e-Iqbal police station.

Police recovered a 9MM pistol and some looted goods from his possession. The accused was a resident of Block 6, Gulshan-e-Iqbal. The police have registered a case against the accused and started further investigation into it.