Haqiqi man killed in Lines Area
KARACHI: A young political worker was shot dead outside his house in Lines Area on Thursday, police said. While the area police said that the victim, identified as Asif in his mid 30s, was associated with a political party, both factions of the Mohajir Qaumi Movement–Haqiqi – led by Afaq Ahmed and Amir Khan – claimed that the victim was their worker and associated with Unit 196 of the Lines Area sector of their party.
SSP Jamshed Town Amir Farooqi said: “Two men riding a motorbike attacked Asif near Siddiq-i-Akbar Masjid in Lines Area where he lived. He
sustained two gunshot wounds each in the head and face and died on the spot.”
“The body was handed over to the victim’s family after medico-legal formalities at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre,” he added. The victim was married and had three children. He was an air conditioner technician, the police said.
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