IG Sindh awards Rs50,000 to Karachiite for killing robbers

Yasir was rewarded for his valiant efforts as he shot dead two suspected robbers when they tried to rob him

Faraz Khan August 03, 2016

KARACHI: Sindh Inspector General (IG) AD Khawaja awarded on Wednesday Rs50,000 to a citizen of Karachi for killing two alleged robbers.

Yasir was rewarded for his valiant efforts as he shot dead two suspected robbers when they tried to rob him in Nazimabad late Sunday evening, Rizvia Society police said.

The assailants on a motorbike reportedly intercepted Yasir with the intention of robbery. "Yasir, who had a licenced pistol, opened fire on them," said SSP Investigation Central Arab Mahar.

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"One suspect died on the spot while the other succumbed to his wounds during treatment at the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. Their identity could not be ascertained immediately," he said.

One TT pistol and three rounds, two cellphones and Rs3,000 in cash were recovered from the possession of the two suspects.

Talking to the media, the police chief said in order to make society peaceful, citizens will not only have to cooperate with the police but will also be ought to struggle with their individual and collective character for ensuring an exemplary peace.


Aalo Ghosht | 6 years ago | Reply So effectively the IG has said that the police cannot do its job and its up to the citizens to protect themselves using their licensed weapons. He has effectively given a license to kill to anyone who carries a licensed weapon. What if a law abiding citizen gets close to an SUV carrying guards. He could effectively be killed if they see him as a threat citing that he was a robber. This vigilante justice needs to be curbed and stopped and the police needs to be depoliticized and given the necessary powers and freedom to do its job effectively.
Don Nash | 6 years ago | Reply Good to see such kind of appreciation from Sindh Police... especially last two lines of this article... which is actually to motivate nation to kill the suspects right away and don't bother police in such petty issues...
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