Karachi: Man killed by ‘extortionists’
KARACHI: A man was killed in a shantytown in Sohrab Goth late Wednesday night. Police said the incident occurred at a barber’s shop in Lasi Goth. They added that Ghulam Rasool, 26, was shot dead by three suspects as he came out of the shop after taking a bath.
The police said the victim was a resident of Afghan Camp. Sohrab Goth DSP Iftikhar Lodhi said the suspects had gone to the shop to spread terror as they had been demanding extortion from its owner. He said the victim was not their actual target.
An FIR (556/2011) was registered at the Sohrab Goth police station on a complaint of the victim’s father, Haji Anwar. The DSP claimed arrest of 14 suspects who had been nominated in the FIR.