Karachi: Alleged peddler shot dead
Karachi: A man was gunned down outside his house in Patel Para in the Jamshad Quarters area in the early hours of Wednesday, police said.
They said 40-year-old Barkat Ali was sitting near Chawla Apartments within the remit of the Jamshad Quarters police station during an outage when unidentified men riding on a motorcycle appeared and opened fire on him.
The suspects managed to escape from the scene. The victim was taken to the Civil Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.
The police claimed that the deceased was a drug peddler and several cases had been registered against him at the Jamshad Quarters police station.
An FIR (211/2011) under Section 302 and 34 of the PPC on the complaint of the victim’s brother, Abdul Rasheed, was registered against unidentified suspects.