Karachi: SSGC man shot dead near Safari Park
KARACHI, Feb 23: An employee of the Sui Southern Gas Company was gunned down on University Road in Gulshan-i-Iqbal on Wednesday night, police said.
SP Gulshan Town Naeem Sheikh said that 45-year-old Naseer Khan, son of Haq Nawaz Khan, was posted at the Shershah office of the SSGC`s utilisation department.
The police said Naseer Khan along with a friend were waiting for their friend in a van bearing the company`s logo near the Safari Park entrance when unidentified persons arrived and dragged Naseer out of the van before lodging a bullet in his chest at a point blank range. “Suspects fired a single shot,” the police said.
The suspects escaped following the incident, they added.
Later, the victim was rushed to a nearby private hospital where he was pronounced dead, the police said.
The police said that the victim`s friend, who witnessed the incident, was in a state of shock and was unable to speak to the investigators. He had been taken to the police station for interrogation.
The victim was a member of the SSGC union and a resident of Baldia Town, Naval Colony, the police said.