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Do not resist robbers, police chief tells Karachiites

Increasing unemployment caused surged crimes, Illegal Afghans should be brought under law, Odho

Karachi Police Chief Additional Inspector General (IIG) Javed Alam Odho has appealed to the citizens of Karachi not to resist the robbers.

Karachi Police Chief Javed Alam Odho held a press conference over the murder incident of NED University student Bilal Nasir on University Road in Karachi. He said that after the death of Bilal Nasir the team of SSP East started working and with the help of CCTV footage and other evidence one of the accused Nizamuddin was arrested in an injured condition.

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He also said that the accused Nizamuddin was an Afghan resident who was living in Jamali Goth while the second accused had been identified and his relatives were being investigated and efforts were being made to arrest him soon.

Karachi Police Chief said that increasing unemployment and poverty were the reason for the increase in street crimes while Afghans living illegally in Karachi needed to be brought under the law.

Javed Alam Odho further said that 22 cases of child abuse were reported in November and December in which four children were murdered and 21 accused were arrested. He said that during the current year children were killed in a total of 251 cases of abuse and 225 cases out of 251 have been solved, 233 accused have been caught, 825 police encounters have taken place this year, 118 accused have been killed in police encounters while 937 accused have been arrested in injured condition.

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Bilal Nasir, a 21-year-old student of NED University, was shot dead on Thursday evening after he resisted a robbery outside NED University on University Road. The deceased was a resident of the Federal B area and a third-year student of the petroleum department of NED University.


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