KARACHI: A violent individual opened fire at a police team in the vicinity of Mewa Shah graveyard, according to ARY News on Wednesday.
The SSP Keamari released a statement indicating that the armed suspect was confronted by the police. His name was Ibrahim. He then fired shots at the officers instead of surrendering.
After a shootout, the suspect was apprehended and sustained injuries. The police also recovered a handgun from his possession.
Earlier, the Karachi police arrested two individuals who were accused of extortion and posing as National Accountability Bureau (NAB) representatives to intimidate the public.
The arrest was made by Clifton police after a citizen filed a complaint of receiving threatening calls from people claiming to be from the NAB.
The complainant asked the extortionists to meet at a designated location to collect the demanded money. Upon their arrival, the police apprehended the suspects, identified as Jameel and Bilal.
According to the police, Jameel and Bilal were sent by other members of their gang, Saqib and Javed, to collect the money.
The Clifton police are conducting raids to capture the remaining members of the gang, including Saqib and Javed. A case has been registered and an in-depth investigation has been launched.
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