KARACHI – Karachi police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested three robbers in injured condition after an exchange of fire within the limits of Shah Latif Town police station.
According to police, a group of robbers were running away after looting citizens from Shah Latif Town. A police party during its patrolling in the area took immediate action and intercepted the robbers but they opened fire at the police squad. After an exchange of fire, three robbers were arrested in injured condition while three others managed to escape. The arrested robbers have been identified as Muhammad Aslam, Farman and Mumtaz Ali.
The police officials said that weapons, snatched mobile phones, and cash amount were recovered from the arrested accused. The accused were involved in committing crimes in Malir, Central East, and Korangi areas of the city. The arrested accused had committed more than 100 crimes of robberies in different areas and they were wanted in several cases at different police stations of Hyderabad and Karachi.
Rangers, police arrest
robber from Jut Line area
The Pakistan Rangers Sindh and police in a joint operation on Wednesday arrested an accused allegedly involved in robberies and other street crimes from Jut Line area of the city. According to Rangers spokesperson, the Rangers and Sindh police conducted a joint raid at Mubarak Shaheed Road of the Jut Line and arrested a street criminal identified as Rehan alias Kala. The Rangers have recovered arms from arrested accused. The weapons were used in robberies and other crimes, Rangers spokesperson said. The accused has confessed his involvement in a robbery and other crimes along with accomplices. He further added that accused had committed a robbery in February 2021, at a hotel on Jamshed Road and looted the people who were present at the cafeteria. The accused could be seen firing with a pistol in a CCTV footage. The spokesperson said that accused has been a hardened criminal and remained in jail for many of times. The arrested accused has been handed over to police for further investigation.