Milk-buyer shoots dead robber at Karachi shop
By News Desk
September 1, 2023 10:02 AM
A robber died while his accomplice was injured in firing by a citizen during a robbery attempt in Azizabad, Karachi, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Friday.
According to police, the citizen was buying milk from a milk shop when two armed suspects riding a motorcycle attempted to rob him of valuables.
During the robbery attempt, the citizen opened fire with his pistol, killing one robber on the spot and injuring the other who managed to flee away.
The police recovered arms from the deceased, collected evidence from the crime scene and shifted the body of the accused to a hospital for fulfilling medico-legal formalities.
“The criminal record of the deceased accused is being obtained. The CCTV footage of the citizen firing on the robbers has also been obtained,” police said.
The citizen, in the CCTV footage, can be seen sitting in a car outside the milk shop. As soon as the robbers riding a motorcycle attempted to rob him at gunpoint, he opened fire.
One of the robbers was killed on the spot while his accomplice sustained injuries and fled away.
“The search for the injured accused is underway with the help of the CCTV footage,” police said.
Reporter: Shahzeb Hussain