KARACHI – Karachi police claimed to have killed Lyari gang war commander in an alleged encounter late on Tuesday night.

According to police sources the encounter with Lyari gangster took place in Gaon Godam area of Lyari.

DSP Zahid Hussain said the gang war commander is identified as Bilal alias Bhaiya and he belongs to Uzair Baloch group.

Bilal was wanted to police in murder, attempt to murder and other heinous crimes. Police have seized arms and narcotics from the possession of the suspect.

Moreover, police apprehended two accused of fraud from Sector 11, New Karachi. Police said the accused were involved in forgery in the disguise of personnel of Law Enforcement Agencies.

Arms, fake uniforms and cash have been recovered from their custody.

It is relevant to mention that Lyari is infamous for gangsters. Leader of the Lyari gang war and chief of proscribed Peoples Amn Committee (PAC) Uzair Baloch is already in custody of LEA from Jan 2016.