Man killed, his wife hurt in attack in Jauhar
KARACHI: Armed men targeted a couple having dinner at a local restaurant at Gulistan-e-Jauhar in the remits of Shahrah-e-Faisal Police Station.
SHO Sohail Solehri said that Khalid Hamid, his wife Afshan and their child were at a local restaurant Baithak at Block 12, Gulistan-e-Jauhar where armed men on motorbikes came and opened fire on them.
Culprits managed to flee while the couple sustained bullet wounds and were rushed to a local hospital where doctors pronounced Hamid dead and admitted Afshan with critical wounds, while their child escaped the attack narrowly.
The officer said that the deceased was affiliated with the Pakistan People’s Party, and had a land dispute in Zikri Goth with two men Shiraz and Chandio.
Police said that the condition of the deceased’s wife was very much critical as she sustained four bullet injuries. The body was handed over to the heirs after autopsy. Police have yet to register a case.