Karachi: Youth shot dead in kidnapping bid
KARACHI: A man was killed by unidentified persons on resisting an apparent kidnapping bid early Sunday morning, police said.
The police added that some dance performers were returning home after performing at a wedding ceremony on Saturday night when they were intercepted by unidentified persons on main Manghopir Road at 5.30am.
They tried to kidnap the dance performer, identified as Farzana, but as her associate resisted the suspects fired at him and fled, SITE DSP Zahid Husain said.
“Sher Khan, 28, was rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival,” the DSP said.
The victim and performers resided in Gulistan Colony at Mirza Adam Khan Road, the police said.