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Another police encounter in Karachi turned suspicious


KARACHI: The confrontation between Pirabad police on Banaras bridge became suspicious.

According to the details, the family of Izhar, who was injured in the alleged encounter on Banaras Bridge, has accused the police. The family said that Izhar has no criminal record, he works at a super store.

Izhar's father said that he was returning to his home in Orangi Town at night from work, and was shot and injured by the police near Banaras Bridge. Izhar is in a life and death struggle at Jinnah Hospital.

The family added that Izhar was shot in the head and different parts of the body, while the arrested accused also did not identify Izhar.

The police are of the opinion that the injured accused Izhar and his 2 accomplices were committing an offense against the citizen, the three accused were riding on the same motorcycle, when the police arrived, the accused tried to escape by firing.

The police said that after the exchange of fire, Izhar and Aryan were arrested, one of his accomplices escaped, weapons were also recovered from the injured Izhar.

Earlier, the site police had claimed to have arrested 2 suspects including the injured in an alleged encounter near Metroville Pathan Colony Shaheed Graveyard on January 4.

A youth arrested in injured state is a second year student, the father of the injured youth called the police encounter as fake and demanded justice from IG Sindh and Additional IG.

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