MQM activist gunned down in Ranchhore Lanes
KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement activist Imran Ajmairi, 31, was killed at his Halwa Puri shop on Ranchore Lines within the precincts of the Napier police station. According to SHO Nawaz Gondal, it was the same story – two culprits on a motorcycle shot the victim. Ajmairi had multiple bullet injuries and he succumbed to them at the Civil hospital .
A crowd of MQM workers reached the hospital where they criticised the government and law-enforcement agencies over the incessant killings.
Tension and chaos prevailed in Saddar, including Ranchore Lines, Mughal Compound, Garden, Nanak Wara and nearby areas. Residents also staged a protest over the killings and burnt tyres, blocking traffic.
A bus was also torched on Nishtar Road, allegedly by unidentified assailants. Police officials said Ajmairi was a resident of Nishtar Road and was associated with MQM’s unit-29. A heavy contingent of law enforcers were called to the scene. No case has been registered yet.
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