Sectarian killing: Hairdresser shot dead in Orangi Town
KARACHI: A 24-year-old hairdresser was shot dead in an Orangi Town locality by armed riders on Monday. Police suspected that the motive behind the incident was sectarian.
“There is a shop called Asif Beauty Salon in Sector 11-L in Orangi Town,” said Inspector Iqbal Market, the SHO of the Iqbal Market police station.
“Three men on a motorbike stopped outside and two of them entered the shop. One of them fired at Asif, who sustained three bullet wounds and died on the spot.”
He said the victim was a resident of the same area and had been running the shop for the last several years. “He might have been targeted on sectarian grounds,” added the area SHO.