Transvestite shot dead in North Nazimabad
KARACHI: A transvestite was shot dead in a North Nazimabad locality on Saturday, police said. They said armed men riding a motorbike targeted the 18-year-old transvestite, Raju Alam, near Abdullah College when he was buying cigarettes from a roadside stall.
Inspector Asim Siddiqi, the SHO of the North Nazimabad police station, said that the police had got contradictory accounts from a few witnesses from which only this could be concluded that the victim was targeted by two men on a motorbike.
The victim sustained a single bullet wound in the head. The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.
“The victim was a resident of Orangi Town`s Sector 11 Â½ and used to visit North Nazimabad to meet some friends,” said the area SHO.