KARACHI: A gang war accused was apprehended in injured condition after an encounter with police in Garden area of the metropolis on Saturday.
SHO Garden P.S Farukh Shehryar said the encounter took place when a Lyari gang war accused Zahid affiliated with Ghaffar Zikri’s group was attempting to flee after robbing a citizen near Mirza Adam Khan road in Garden.
The police personnel busy in routine patrolling reached the area and tried to intercept the suspect riding a motorcycle, however, the suspect opened fire at the police and tried to escape. In retaliation, the police fired. As a result, he sustained bullet injuries.
Police recovered a 30 bore pistol with rounds, snatched cell phones and looted cash from the accused. He was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for treatment. -APP