A policeman was martyred, whereas two motorcycle lifters were killed in an encounter near Eidgah Ground of Karachi’s area Nazimabad.
According to details, the routine police patrolling party met an encounter with the motorcycle lifters group, when they were snatching a motorcycle near Eidgah.
A police officer was martyred in the encounter, whereas, two daciots were killed on the spot.
According to SSP Central Arif Aslam Rao, martyred policeman was appointed in Sindh Police in 2014. The policeman was routine patrol with his fellow officer Shahmir for the monitoring and prevention of such crimes in Nazimabad area.
Shot dacoits are identified as Abdul Basit and Habib Khan, who belonged to Balochistan.
Their criminal record is being taken out, SSP said.
Locals tortured the alleged robber after tying him to an electric pole and attempted to burn him alive after taking off his clothes.
Video of the violence was also shot, which came out later.
Police took action after the video of torture became viral on different social media handles.
Accused Umair and Maqbool, who tortured the alleged thief Rehan were taken into custody, Saeedabad police stated.
According to the suspects, Rehan entered the house of a local man Imran to rob.
Rehan, who became victim of violence by locals, is a drug addict and managed to flee the scene after being tortured, Saeedabad police said.