Shopkeeper foils mugging bid, kills robber in Korangi

Our Correspondent
Sunday, Dec 03, 2023

A citizen successfully thwarted a mugging bid and killed a suspected robber in the Bhittai Colony area of Korangi on Saturday.

The incident, within the jurisdiction of Zaman Town police station, unfolded when the robber and two accomplices targeted an LPG cylinder shop for robbery.

As the robbery commenced, the shopkeeper sensed the threat and promptly opened fire on the dacoits with his weapon. One suspect sustained severe injuries from the shopkeeper's gunfire, while the two accomplices fled on foot. The police reported that the motorcycle left behind by the suspects had been reported stolen from the Korangi Industrial Area police station.

The critically injured suspect, whose identity remained unknown, succumbed to injuries during transportation to the hospital. A case has been registered, and further investigation into the incident is underway.