Cleric gunned down in Orangi Town
KARACHI: A pesh imam of a mosque was gunned down in Orangi Town within the limits of Iqbal Market Police Station.
The victim was identified as 43-year-old Qamar Huda, son of Shamsul Haq, resident of Chishti Nagar, Orangi Town. SHO Khurram Waris said the deceased belonged to Barelvi school of thought and was a pesh imam of Quba Masjid, located in Sector 11, Orangi Town.
He said the pesh imam was on his way to visit Jamia Masjid Ghousia Noor in Sector 11 when armed men, riding on a motorcycle, shot him dead. The victim hailed from Punjab.