TURBAT - Unknown miscreants gunned down a man and injured another here on Sunday.Police said six armed motorcyclists, who have covered their faces with black cloth, sprayed bullets at two persons in Malikabad area of Turbat.As a result of firing, one of them identified as Umer was killed while Rashid sustained critical wounds. The deceased belonged to Punjab and was a mason by profession, and was currently residing in Southern Dashti Bazaar while the injured belonged to Karachi.  Meanwhile, police arrested two accused including a proclaimed offender in Zhob besides recovering arms and drugs from his possession. A police mobile team during routine patrolling searched a suspected person named Muhammad Deen and recovered a TT pistol, rounds and hashish from him.Meanwhile, the police during a crackdown arrested proclaimed offender identified as Sardar Gul.Separate cases have been registered against detainees and investigation was under way.

Published in The Nation newspaper on 24-Feb-2014