Rawalpindi: Nigerian national gunned down
RAWALPINDI: As reported by the Dawn News on Sunday, a Nigerian national was shot dead outside his residence in the jurisdiction of Westridge Police on Saturday night, Police said.
Leonard, who dealt in shoe export, had been staying in a rented house in British Homes Colony (Naseerabad).
Police said Mr Leonard was seen scuffling with someone in the dark who later shot and killed him and escaped.
Nothing except the keys of his room were recovered from his pockets, the Police added.
Quoting eyewitnesses, the police investigating officer said Mr Leonard uttered a few words in English language before dying but they could not understand it.
His body was taken to the District Headquarters Hospital for post-mortem.
Police said they were trying to contact the Nigerian embassy for sending the body to his home country.