KARACHI - A man was shot dead for offering resistance in Laasi Goth within the limits of Sohrab Goth police station.

The victim Hassan, 32, was the resident of Laasi Goth, Sohrab Goth. He was going home from the factory along with his friend.

When they reached Laasi Goth, two bandits came and tried to loot valuable stuff from their possession. After committing the crime, they tried to escape where Hassan gripped a bandit while other bandit opened fire on him. Resultantly Hassan received bullet injuries.

After hearing hue and cry, police reached the spot and arrested the bandit namely Sarwar and shifted the injured to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he succumbed to injuries. DSP Iftikhar Lodhi said victim was the resident of the same area where the incident took place and hailed from Jacobabad. Police registered a case against Sarwar and his accomplice and further investigation is in process.