Ex-councillor shot dead in Karachi
Karachi: Earlier during the day, a 50-year-old former councillor of the city government was gunned down in Gulbahar, the police said. They added that two armed motorcyclists, both wearing helmets, entered a street of Gulbahar No 1 near Liaquat Chowk where Riaz Ahmed Alvi resided. “Alvi was standing outside his home when they opened fire on him and sped away,” said an official at the Rizvia police station.
He said the victim sustained multiple bullet wounds and died on the spot. He added that the motive and the people behind his killing were not known yet. The official said, “He had contested the 2001 elections of the local bodies from the area as an independent candidate and won. The victim was a contractor and father of three.”
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