Trader gunned down in New Karachi
KARACHI: As reported by the Dawn News on Monday, a 45-year-old trader was shot dead inside his New Karachi residence in the early hours of Friday, police said.
They added that Allah Nawaz was sleeping in his bedroom when two armed men broke into his home and killed him.
“It’s an 80-square-yard house, situated in Gulshan-e-Tauheed, Sector 7-A of New Karachi,” said DSP Altaf Hussain, the area’s supervisory police officer.
He quoted the victim’s wife as saying that the armed men broke into their house and fired at her husband sleeping beside her. He added that the victim sustained gunshot wounds in the chest and abdomen and died on the spot.
“The trader, father of seven, dealt in steel products,” he said, adding that initial investigations showed that the killing was a result of some monetary dispute.
The victim hailed from southern Punjab.
The DSP quoted the victim’s relatives as saying that they would lodge an FIR after the burial.