Karachi: Arif Abbasi’s attacker caught
KARACHI: The police have arrested on Saturday the man who shot and injured the driver of Pakistan International Airlines Managing Director and former Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Arif Ali Khan Abbasi on Thursday.Faraz, the accused, was arrested in Gulshan–e-Hadeed in Steel Town. SHO Shah Latif Ali Hassan revealed that they received a tip on his whereabouts and were on their way to arrest him when Faraz was injured by a vehicle while robbing a civilian. He was badly beaten by an angry mob before being handed to the police. He had been imprisoned for robbery and was released two weeks ago. Two of his accomplices are still on the run and will be arrested soon, SHO Hassan stated.
Faraz told the police that when he asked the driver to open the door, the driver lowered his hand and Faraz thought he was reaching for a pistol so he shot him.