KARACHI: Sindh Inspector General (IG) AD Khawaja awarded on Wednesday Rs50,000 to a citizen of Karachi for killing two alleged robbers.
Yasir was rewarded for his valiant efforts as he shot dead two suspected robbers when they tried to rob him in Nazimabad late Sunday evening, Rizvia Society police said.
The assailants on a motorbike reportedly intercepted Yasir with the intention of robbery. “Yasir, who had a licenced pistol, opened fire on them,” said SSP Investigation Central Arab Mahar.
“One suspect died on the spot while the other succumbed to his wounds during treatment at the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. Their identity could not be ascertained immediately,” he said.
One TT pistol and three rounds, two cellphones and Rs3,000 in cash were recovered from the possession of the two suspects.
Talking to the media, the police chief said in order to make society peaceful, citizens will not only have to cooperate with the police but will also be ought to struggle with their individual and collective character for ensuring an exemplary peace.