Youth shot dead in Mauripur
Karachi: A man was gunned down by armed men in the late hours of Saturday in Gulshan-i-Benazirabad within the remit of the Mauripur police station, officials said.
They said that 22-year-old Mohammad Umer was standing near Al-Jameel mosque when two armed men riding a motorcycle opened fire at him.
The victim died on the spot while the attackers managed to escape from the scene. The body was shifted to the Civil Hospital for medico-legal formalities and later handed over to his family.
The police suspected that the killing was a result of some personal dispute. The police registered an FIR (No. 275/2011) under Sections 302 and 34 (common intention) of the PPC against two suspects nominated by the victim’s brother.