KARACHI: The Sindh Government has ordered inquiry into the killing of a gangster in Lyari on Sunday, Geo News reported.
Deputy Commissioner South has been made inquiry officer who will submit the report within 15 days.
On Sunday, the police raided the Chakiwara area in Lyari during which they claimed to have killed a known gangster Saqib alias Sakhi in an encounter. An ASI was also injured during the shootout.
According to SSP Mohammed Aslam Khan of CID Sindh, who was supervising the operation in Lyari, acting on a tip off they raided a place in Chakiwara No-II. Upon seeing the police the gangsters opened fire and an encounter ensued during which Saqib alias Sakhi of the Lyari gang war group and ASI Waheed sustained injuries.
However, Saqib's accomplices Umer katchi, Baba Ladla, Abdul Jabbar alias Jeango, Taj Mohammed alias Taju and others fled, taking advantage of narrow lanes. The police recovered one Kalashnikov and a 9mm pistol from the possession of Saqib.