Five accused killed in encounter,police claims

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Karachi: Five accused including alleged accused driver of the banglow’s owner killed in alleged police encounter in Defence phase-4 Karachi here on Thursday night.

According to police officials,different kinds of weapons and double cabin vehicle have been recovered from suspects.

The police encounter took place last night near Yasrab Imam-Bargah in Defence phase-4 Karachi in which five accused were killed,the dead bodies of suspects were shifted to Jinnah hospital.

Police officials also said, “police sorrounded the banglow on the report of the presence of accused in the banglow,the accused opened fire in attempt to escape and all five accused were killed in police counter firing”.

Dacoits gang belong to south Punjab was involved in different robberies incidents,police added.

Criminal records of the accused were also being obtained through biometrics.Police claims that these accused were also involved in several robberies in Karachi.

Officials further said, “Accused Abbas was the driver of the owner of banglow while accused Ghulam Mustafa was the servant there and head of the gang.The vehicle taken into the custody was used by accused Abbas and Riyaz and Abid was also been arrested before for past crimes.

On the other hand banglow’s owner Advocate Ali Hasnain said that,police sorrounded my house last night and killed my driver in alleged encounter and my mother is still missing since last night.