KARACHI: Five people were killed, while five other tortured bodies were found and five people injured in separate violence incidents in the city on Thursday. Three alleged criminals were killed in Rangers; encounter in Lyari Chakiwara area.
Station House Officer (SHO) P.S Chakiwara informed that an encounter took place between Rangers and criminals of Lyari Gang War at Adam Tea Bus Stop, Chakiwara. Resultantly 3 criminals of Lyari Gang War namely Singo alias Mohammad Hanif, 35, son of Mir Mohammad, Mohammad Shahid, 35, son of Abdul Rehman and Sunny alias Jamal, 25, son of Jamil Ahmed were killed.
However, 3 pistols (30 bore) were recovered from their possession. The bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for autopsy.
In another encounter, an accused named Asif, 30, son ofLal Bux, was arrested in injured condition near Farooq-e-Azam Masjid, North Nazimabad and shifted to hospital. Later on, he succumbed to his injuries. However police recovered 1 TT pistol and 2 rounds from his possession.
In another incident, a teenager Rafiq, 18, son of Sajid, was gunned down by unidentified armed men near Saifi Lane. The body was shifted to CHK for medico-formalities.
Ittehad Town police station informed that a body of an unknown person aged about 25, was found in gunny bag near Abu-Hurera Madarsa and shifted to CHK for an autopsy. The deceased might have stabbed to death by unknown accused at some other place and his body dumped in this area, police said.
Yet in another incident, police found an unknown tortured body of an unknown person aged about 40 near Masko Company, Ibrahim Hyderi. The body was shifted to JPMC an autopsy.
Meanwhile, another tortured body of unknown person age about 23, was found from D Area, graveyard, Akhtar Colony. The body was shifted to JPMC for medico-formalities.
According to rescue sources, five days old and tortured body of unknown woman, aged about 30, was found from Zia Colony, Orangi town. It was shifted to ASH for medico-illegal formalities.
According to police and rescue sources, two accused were busy in mugging near Ding Dong Bubble Company, when a patrolling police party reached there. After shootout, police arrested both accused identified as Rafiq Bengali, 22, son of Shafeeq and Maqbool Bengali, 25, son of Sabir in injured condition. The police recovered 01 TT pistol with rounds & 4 mobile phones from their possession. Both accused were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center.
Yet in another incident, one Zulfiqar, 40, son of Iqbal and Rafiq, 35, were shot and injured by unidentified armed men in MPR Colony. Both injured were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH).
According to rescue sources, a youth Khair Mohammad, 25, son of Ghulam Mohammad, was shot and injured by unknown accused in Baldia Town, Yousuf Goth. He was shifted to CHK for treatment.