Karachi: SI gunned down in Orangi
KARACHI: A police official was shot dead in Orangi Town`s Baloch Goth on Tuesday, police said.
They said that two armed men riding a motorbike opened fire on 42-year-old Sub-Inspector Aleem Shah when he was buying household stuff near Shahzad Cinema in Baloch Goth.
The officer suffered gunshot wounds and died before he could be shifted to hospital.
Later, the body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities. Orangi Town SHO Asif Rauf said that the victim was a resident of Baloch Goth and he was posted at the Pirabad police station.
Till late in the night, no FIR of the killing was registered.
Meanwhile, a trainee policeman was shot dead in a Lyari locality on Tuesday, police said.
They said that 23-year-old Babar Shaikh was going home when armed men shot him dead in the Naya abad area within the remit of the Kalri police station and escaped.
The victim suffered a fatal bullet wound and died on the spot. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities.
Kalri SHO Asif Munawar said that the victim was an active worker of the Pakistan People`s Party.