Karachi: Qari gunned down
Karachi: A Qari of a madressa was gunned down in the Sohrab Goth police limits on Friday. SHO Sohrab Goth Idress Bangash said that Abdul Bari, 35, was shot dead at Malik Aga Hotel near Al-Asif Square.
He added that the Qari was present at the hotel where he was called in by a Jirga to settle a dispute when armed men riding a motorcycle opened fire upon him and fled.
As a result, he was seriously wounded and rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The deceased received five bullet wounds on various parts of his body. Police also seized empty casings from the place of the incident.
The deceased was a resident of Machar Colony and also the head of a madressa situated near his residence. He hailed from Quetta. The police suspected that he was killed over some enmity.