Air hostess, husband shot dead in Gulistan-i-Jauhar
KARACHI: An air hostess and her banker husband were gunned down by assailants late on Friday night in Gulistan-i-Jauhar, police said. The killing took place in block 2 near Kamran Chowrangi, where Armaghan Jalil, 40, and his wife Anila, 35, travelling in their small jeep (BD 1358) came under attack.
The couple suffered multiple bullet wounds in the head and chest and died on the spot. Police shifted the body to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for a postmortem examination.
A duty officer at the Gulistan-i-Jauhar police station said that two gunmen riding a 125cc motorcycle opened fire on the couple and rode away.
Residents of block 3, the couple were returning home after having a dinner at the woman`s parents` home in Lal Flats on Rashid Minhas Road.
Mr Jalil was a banker, and his wife an air hostess, the police said. The duty officer said that over three months back, Mr Jalil had divorced his first wife and married Ms Anila.
An FIR pertaining to the killings was not registered at the Gulistan-i-Jauhar police station till Saturday evening.