Criminal mysteriously passes away in police custody

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KARACHI: A wanted criminal mysteriously passed away overnight in custody at Aziz Bhatti police station during transfer to SITE police station in Karachi, local media reported on Wednesday.

According to details, Police arrested the criminal, Wasim, a few days back for possessing illegal firearms.

During interrogations, the criminal disclosed about a location where he hid illegal firearms. Police took him along and were on way to raid the place identified by him when he broke down. Police rushed him to hospital but, he died before reaching the hospital.

His body was shifted to Jinnah Hospital where his post mortem was conducted. Police force of all east zone was called in on the spot.