Karachi: Killed for a cell phone
KARACHI: An eighteen-year old was killed and his cousin was injured on Saturday during a shootout within the jurisdiction of the Garden Police Station. The incident took place near Shoe Market when Kashif and his cousin Noman, 20, were heading to their shop in Electronics Market, Saddar.
According to DSP Salman Hussain, two unidentified men tried to snatch their mobile phones and upon resistance, they opened fire. Kashif died on the spot while Noman was admitted to Civil Hospital, Karachi. The DSP denied reports that shop owners in Electronics market closed down their shops in protest. Investigation is under process and FIR No. 67/08 has been registered on behalf of the deceased.