Karachi: MQM-H activist shot dead
KARACHI: An activist of the Mohajir Qaumi Movement (Haqiqi) was found shot dead in Korangi in the early hours of Sunday, police and party sources said.
The police added that the body of Rashid Alam Ansari, son of Rais Ansari, was found in Korangi No 2Â½ in the bushes in a deserted place.
The investigators also found spent bullet casings of a 30-bore pistol at the place. They said the body was shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for a post-mortem examination. “The victim suffered four bullets fired at a close range,” said an official of the Awami Colony police station. He added that it seemed that the victim was kidnapped before being killed.
The victim`s brother, Rehman Ansari, lodged an FIR (204/2011) against unidentified persons at the Awami Colony police station.
A spokesman for the Amir Khan-led faction of the MQM-H said that Mr Ansari was the party`s Korangi sector worker. He suspected that the victim was kidnapped before being murdered.