Banker shot dead in Lyari
KARACHI: A young employee of a private bank was gunned down in the Moosa Lane area of Lyari on Thursday, police said.
They added that two armed men riding a motorcycle pulled up close to Anwar Raza, 38, who was busy chatting with friends near his home.
“One of the riders got off the motorbike, pulled out a pistol and fired multiple shots at Anwar,” said an official at the Baghdadi Police Station.
The attackers escaped, leaving him in a pool of blood, he said.
He added that the victim was rushed to the civil hospital where he died during the treatment. He had suffered two gunshot wounds, the official said.
“We have registered a case (FIR 10/2011) under Sections 302 and 34 of the Pakistan Penal Code against unidentified suspects on a complaint of the victim’s younger brother,” the police official said.