KARACHI: Residents of Korangi area in Karachi set a police checkpost alight in anger on Tuesday, after police released two robbers upon receiving a bribe from them.
The two robbers, including one woman, were fleeing Zaman Town area after looting Rs 0.2 mn along with gold jewelery from a house, when nearby residents nabbed them and handed them over to the police. But the police released the culprits after taking a bribe from them, and locked up the applicant instead.
Upon hearing this news, residents of the area attacked the police in a rage, and set the checkpost and a motorbike alight after freeing the applicant. Police were unable to control the mob and were forced to flee the area.
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