Young man shot dead in Ranchore Lane
KARACHI: A young man was found shot dead and stuffed in a gunny bag in Ranchore Lane in the early hours of Monday, police said.
They said some area people spotted a suspicious gunny bag in Street 3 of Ranchore Lane near Ghaas Mandi and approached the area police.
“The police found the body of a young man stuffed in a gunny bag,” said an official at the Eidgah Police Station. “He was hit by four bullets fired from a very close range and we believe that he was killed somewhere else and his body was dumped at this place.”
The body was shifted to the Civil Hospital, where the victim was identified as 25-year-old Arsalan Sharif, resident of the Garden area.
“After medico-legal formalities, the body was handed over to the victim’s family, who says Arsalan left home on Sunday afternoon to see a friend and went missing. By the evening, his cellphone had become dead and they approached the area police to report his disappearance,” added the official.