Karachi police register FIR in hunt for suspected terrorist


KARACHI: Sep 5 (TNS): Police have registered a case against three suspected terrorists over a police encounter on Monday.

The FIR, lodged at the Counter Terrorism Department, was registered on the complaint of SHO Sohrab Goth. Suspected terrorists Sarosh Siddiqui, Muzammil and Mohammad Talha have been nominated as the suspects.

On Monday, police raided a house in Scheme 33, Rufi Bungalows, Kaneez Fatima Society on a tip-off about the presence of militants. However, the militants present inside opened fire on the raiding party, killing one police official and injuring another. The suspected terrorists also managed to escape from the scene.


Siddiqui is said to be the mastermind of the Eid-day attack on Khawaja Izharul Hassan, the opposition leader in the Sindh Assembly.