Labourer gunned down in Sohrab Goth
Karachi: A labourer was gunned down in Sohrab Goth on Sunday morning. Javed Yaqoob, 30, was shot dead in the Sohrab Goth police station. Police said that the incident occurred at a local tea stall situated near a bus stand.
During the probe, it transpired that Javed was a resident of Sherpao Colony, Landhi. He came along with his brother to book a ticket of Muzzafar Coach for Hingo. As the bus was late, Javed and his brother went to a tea stall. In the meantime, two armed men riding a motorcycle came over and opened fire, injuring them seriously.
The people present at the spot rushed them to a hospital where Javed succumbed to injuries. Police termed the murder a result of personal enmity.
Meanwhile, City Police Chief Ghulam Shabir Shaikh has directed the station house officers (SHOs) to streamline the crime record of their police stations and use it to carry out investigations on modern lines in order to arrest the criminals.