Six criminals were gunned down in a police encounter at Super Highway on Monday noon.
SSP Rao Anwar told that an exchange of fire took place between police and gangsters when the former arrived at the highway on a tip-off regarding presence of criminals.
As soon the police reached near Sohrab Goth area, the criminals opened fire on the police party, however, in retaliation fire by the law enforcers, at least six criminals were killed. Additional contingent of police was also called to the site.
SSP Anwar said the criminals were operating in an organized manner for some time and they used to loot passing vehicles and buses. They were also involved in sexually assaulting women.
Recently, these gangsters’ gang-raped two women from Moro when they were going with their family through Super Highway and subsequently the assaulted women committed suicide.
In another incident, the gangsters had recently looted a groom’s party coming to Karachi from interior Sindh and misbehaved with ladies in the group.