Three held after ‘encounter’

Ameerullah was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre in police custody. His condition was said to be stable


Our Correspondent May 31, 2021

KARACHI:

The police arrested a man in injured condition and two others on Sunday after an alleged encounter near Malir District Jail in National Highway area.

According to officials deputed at Shah Latif Town Police Station, they signalled three men on a motorcycle for snap checking near the prison. But, the police claim, the suspects opened fire at them.

One suspect, identified as Ameerullah, was injured by the police's retaliatory fire, said the cops, adding that the other two surrendered and were arrested.

Ameerullah was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre in police custody. His condition was said to be stable.

The police said Ameerullah and his accomplices, Noor Zahid and Ahmedullah, have confessed to committing robberies.

 

Published in The Express Tribune, May 31st, 2021.

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