Pesh Imam gunned down in North Karachi
KARACHI: Forty-year-old Hafiz Adnan Sheikh Qadri, son of Mosa Sheikh, was shot dead early Saturday by two armed men on a motorcycle near Sector 11-G, Godhra Camp.
He is said to have had an affiliation with Dawat-e-Islami, Sunni Ittehad Council and Sunni Tehreek.
Sheikh was the Pesh Imam of the Rabbani Mosque near his residence. Tension prevailed in New Karachi and its surrounding areas during the victim’s funeral prayers offered at the Godhra Camp Road after Zuhr prayers on Sunday.
New Karachi Industrial Area SHO Amir Khan said the police have taken steps to counter violence in the area. “We are collecting data of the suspects involved and they will be arrested,” the officer assured.