Three people were injured for resisting mugging bids in parts of the city, police said on Thursday.
According to the Korangi Industrial Area police, a rickshaw driver was injured in Zia Colony and later he was taken to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for medical treatment. The police said the injured was identified as 55-year-old Aslam and that a case had been registered.
Separately, a man identified by his first name as Yousuf was wounded in the New Town area.The injured was taken to the JPMC. Police said the man had withdrawn Rs500,000 from a bank and he was on his way when muggers snatched the money from him and injured him by hitting him with a pistol. A case has been registered.
Similarly, 40-year-old Hakim Ali was wounded when he suffered a bullet injury after resisting a mugging bid in the Bhens Colony area. The Sukkan police said that he was taken to the JPMC for medical treatment.