Karachi: Mother, infant shot dead
KARACHI: A 22-year-old mother and her infant son were found shot dead in their Nazimabad house on Wednesday morning, police and witnesses said. Rizvia police said the woman was a daughter-in-law of late Afzal Anwar, a former MPA of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement.
The police said they had received the information at around 9am about the presence of bodies in a house in Sector 1-D of Nazimabad No 1. They shifted the bodies of Saira and her one-month-old son, Khalid, to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
The woman was shot three bullets in her upper torso and her child a single bullet in his chest, hospital sources said. Her husband, Zain Afzal, was not traceable, police claimed, saying that a case against unknown culprits was registered on a complaint of Saira’s bother.