Karachi: Young man shot dead
KARACHI: A young man was killed by gunmen within the remit of the Rizvia police station on Saturday. A duty officer at the police station said Shahid Mehmood, 27, son of Mehmoodul Hasan, was a resident of North Nazimabad but lived with his grandfather in Usmania Colony.
On Saturday when he stepped out of his home, two suspects on a motorcycle shot him and fled. The young man was rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The victim had suffered a fatal bullet wound in the chest.
Police, quoting the family, said he did not have any political affiliation, nor any dispute with anyone. An FIR (255/2011) was registered at the Rizvia police station on the complaint of the victim`s maternal uncle, Aziz Khan.
Meanwhile, an unidentified young man was killed by in Keamari on Saturday. Police said the victim`s body was found near Malik Hotel within the remit of the Docks police station. The victim had been hit in the head and his skull fractured, police said.
Police shifted the body to the Civil Hospital for medico-legal formalities. Later the body was taken to the Edhi morgue for want of identification.
An FIR (250/2011) was registered at the Docks police station on behalf of the state.