Karachi: A street criminal was lynched by the citizens in the area of Itihad Town, Karachi.

SSP west Nasir Aaftab said that, a resident of the area was injured during firing by three dacoits in a robbery incident. The residents of the area chased those dacoits, caught them and subjected them to torture. One among the three robbers died due to torture. One accomplice of them was apprehended in an injured condition while the other managed to escape.

Meanwhile, in an alleged police encounter on Kor link road, two suspects were held in injured condition.