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Mob lynches suspect in Karachi

Mob lynches suspect in Karachi

KARACHI: A mob lynched a suspected robber and injured another critically here on Sunday night, according to officials.

They said three suspects were trying to snatch cash and other valuables from a citizen in Korangi-4 near Shan Grammar School when the area people got hold of two of them. They subjected the suspects to severe beating before the arrival of police who shifted them to Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Centre where doctors pronounced one of them dead on arrival while the other was admitted for treatment, said Dr Seemin Jamali, executive director of the hospital.

Korangi SSP Faisal Abdullah identified the deceased as Awais Akhtar, 30, and injured as Mohammed Nauman, 20. He said the third suspect managed to escape.

Published in Dawn, October 28th, 2019

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