Karachi: 2 shot dead in family feud
Karachi: Two persons were shot dead in Jam Goth, Malir, within the remit of the Memon Goth police station in the early hours of Thursday.
Police said a man, Fida Husain, 40, along with his friend, Habib Baloch, was sitting in his house when his brother-in-law, Shaukat alias Shoki, came and fired shots.
The police said that Mr Husain suffered three gunshot wounds and died on the spot while Mr Baloch received one bullet in the chest and rushed to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre where he succumbed to his wounds during treatment, they added.
The police said Shaukat managed to flee. According to SHO Rao Khalid, initial findings suggested that Mr Husain and Shaukat had a monetary dispute over the last many months.
Mr Husain was the father of three children, he said, adding that the victim was affiliated with the defunct People’s Amn Committee and wanted in more than 30 criminal cases. Mr Baloch ran a mechanic shop in Jam Goth, the SHO said.
Police have registered case against Shaukat and some of his alleged associates on the complaint of Mr Husain’s widow.