Factory worker killed during robbery in Karachi

Authorities have obtained CCTV footage of incident, showing two armed suspects committing the crime

News Desk June 21, 2024


A factory worker was killed during a robbery attempt in the Baldia Saeedabad area of Karachi on Thursday.

The victim, Sarwar, was using his mobile phone outside the factory due to a power outage when he was attacked.

According to SSP Kemari Faizan Ali, the incident took place in the Baldia Moach Goth area. Sarwar and his friend were sitting outside the factory when two armed men on a motorcycle attempted to rob them. Upon resistance, the robbers shot Sarwar, taking his mobile phone and cash before fleeing the scene.

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"Sarwar had been employed at the thread factory for the past six years. He was sitting outside the factory because there was no electricity," said SSP Faizan Ali. "His family hails from Bahawalnagar, and he was the second eldest of nine siblings."

Authorities have obtained CCTV footage of the incident, showing the two armed suspects committing the crime.

"The footage clearly shows the two men on a motorcycle. We are working on identifying and apprehending the culprits," added SSP Faizan Ali.


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