Karachi: Woman among two killed in violence
KARACHI: Two people, including wife of an industrialist, were shot dead in separate acts of violence in different parts of the metropolis on Wednesday.
A 50-year-old woman was gunned down in Dhoraji Colony within the jurisdiction of Bahadurabad police station. Saeeda, wife of Naseem, was shot and injured by unidentified armed men and was shifted to a private hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.
Later, the body was brought to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre and then handed over to her heirs without completion of legal formalities.
Police said deceased’s husband is an industrialist, adding armed men shot and killed his wife over resistance during a robbery bid when she was in her car along with a minor female housemaid while her driver went to the market to buy wheat. Police officials said the police were looking for family to register the case.
Separately, an owner of cosmetic shop was shot dead at a shopping centre in Gulshan-e-Iqbal within the limits of Aziz Bhatti police station. Jamil, 50, son of Sawan Masih, a resident of Essa Nagri, just opened his shop at Block 13-D, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, when two unidentified armed men opened fire on him, resultantly he received bullet injuries and died on the spot. After committing the crime, culprits fled.
SHO Kansan Dean said the victim used to run a cosmetics shop, and he was the father of five children. He said at the time of incident, a few shops were opened. Initially police revealed that personal enmity might be the motive behind the incident, he said. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for legal formalities and later handed over to his heirs. No case was registered till filing the report.