Karachi: Rangers shot dead gangster in Lyari, four held
KARACHI: Rangers personnel gunned down a gangster in a shootout in Karachi’s Lyari area, ARY News reported on Saturday.
A Rangers spokesman said that the gangsters opened fire at the para-military force during a raid at Jhat Pat Market in Lyari. An exchange of fire took place subsequently, in which one of the armed men was killed.
Two accomplices of the slain gangster managed to escape from the scene. The law enforcers recovered weapons from the dead criminal.
Meanwhile, four suspects were rounded up and two others were injured following a police encounter at Abdullah Haroon Road in Saddar.
Police said that the arrested suspects were intending to rob the shops at the Electronics Market.
“The looters had cleaned several shops of Empress Market in the same area a few days ago,” police officials said.