Karachi: Trader shot dead near Steel Mills
KARACHI: A 50-year-old fresh milk trader was shot dead and his associate was wounded by bandits on a link road near Steel Mills. Steel Town police said that Haji Mujahid Hussain along with his friend, Mohammed Rafique, was on way to the Super Highway in his car when some bandits intercepted them on Steel Town Link Road. They opened fire on them when they posed resistance and took away a cellular phone, cash and a licensed pistol of the victim.
The victims were taken to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre. Hospital sources said that the trader was brought dead. They said he received a single bullet in his chest from a point blank range as the bullet went through his body. Rafique sustained a bullet in his arm, the sources said.
The victims were residents of Cattle Colony. No case was registered till late as the police said they were waiting for a complainant to register an FIR.