Police claim killing gangster in Lyari

August 2, 2014 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) City Shiraz Nazir on Sunday claimed to have killed a gangster in an encounter in Lyari. SSP said that on a tip-off, a police party conducted a targeted raid at Kalakot in Lyari, where criminals opened fire on them. In retaliatory firing, one criminal of Lyari gangwar Nabeel, 24, son of Ahmed Ali, was killed. He claimed that the killed criminal belonged to Naeem Lahoti gang.

Nazir said that he was wanted in cases of extortion and target killings. One pistol with bullets and one hand grenade were also recovered from his possession, SSP said.

The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities. Further investigation was underway.

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