Karachi: 2 wage earners found shot dead
KARACHI: Bodies of two young friends, who had been missing since Sunday evening, were found stuffed in gunny bags in Federal B Area on Monday morning, police said.
They said that two suspicious bags were found along the boundary wall of the UBL Sports Complex in Federal B Area`s block 15 half an hour before sunrise.
“If was after the Sahar time when some area people found the bags when they were going to offer Fajr prayers,” said Inspector Javed Brohi, the SHO of the Jauharabad police station.
“They informed the police who reached the scene, examined the bags and discovered the bodies. The victims were clad in shalwar-kameez and had sustained two bullet wounds each in the chest and head.” He said the bodies were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities.
In the second half of the day, he added, the family of one of the victims came to the Edhi morgue and recognised the body as of their loved one.
The victims were identified as Zubair Khan and Liaquat Khan, residents of a goth situated along the Superhighway. “Both victims were friends. Zubair worked as a liftman in a Gulshan-i-Iqbal apartment complex and Liaquat was employed as a waiter with an eatery in the same area,” the area SHO said.