Karachi: PPP man among 3 killed in separate acts of violence
KARACHI: Three people, including an activist of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), were shot dead in separate acts of violence in different parts of the metropolis on Tuesday.
A PPP activist, also an under training policeman, was shot dead in Naya Abad, Lyari within the limits of Kalri police station.
Babar Sheikh, 26, son of Lal Hashim Sheikh was going home when unidentified armed men opened fire on him at Street No 2, Naya Abad, resultantly he received a bullet injury and died on the spot. The body was shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for medico-legal formalities.
SHO Asif Munawwar said the victim was the resident of Liaquat Colony, Lyari. He said the victim was an active PPP worker and an under trainee police cop.
Police believed that personal enmity might be the motive behind the incident. Later, police handed over his body to his heirs. No case was registered till filing the report.
In another incident, a Sub-Inspector (SI) was shot dead in Baloch Goth near Shahzad Cinema within the precincts of Orangi Town police station.
SI Aleem Shah, 55, son of Mushtaq Shah was buying household stuff near Shahzad Cinema, Baloch Goth, Orangi Town when unidentified armed men, riding a motorcycle, opened fire on him, resultantly he received bullet injuries and died after few moments.
The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for an autopsy.
SHO Asif Rauf said the victim was a resident of Baloch Goth and was deployed in Pirabad police station. He said initially police revealed that personal enmity might be the motive behind the incident.
The victim was the father of seven children and hailed from Swat. Later, police handed over his body to his heirs. No case was registered till filing the report.
Separately, police found body of a man bearing torture and bullet marks in Samo Goth within the limits of Memon Goth police station.
The victim was later identified as 24-year-old Mohammad Tahir alias Waqas, son of Mohammad Tariq, resident of Bagh-e-Malir, Al Noor Society, Al-Falah.
Police shifted the body to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for medico-legal formalities.
A police official said the victim received four bullets, and he had several torture marks on his body. He said that he was missing from Monday night. Police said the victim was unmarried and unemployed.
Police believed that personal enmity might be the motive behind the incident and he hailed from Rahim Yar Khan. Police have registered an FIR (166/11) against unidentified men on the complaint of victim’s father Tariq and initiated a probe in the case.