Karachi: Two killed in encounter, extortionist arrested
KARACHI: Two criminals were killed in an encounter at Quaidabad whereas an extortionist was arrested from Korangi area of Karachi, ARY News reports.
Police arrested two alleged criminals involved in robbery in a wounded state after an encounter. The wounded criminals succumbed to their injuries.
Arms and stolen motorcycles were recovered from the deceased criminals. Their bodies were sent to Jinnah Hospital for identification process.
On the other hand, an extortionist was nabbed by the police in Korangi area. The criminal used to take extortions from traders and school owner and was serving as a sales consultant in an insurance company.
According to SSP Farooq Awan, three FIRs have been filed and 19 complaints have been registered against him. Mobile phones and list of persons were recovered from him.
He further said that the criminal is being investigated for the calls and emails he received from South Africa regarding extortion.