Karachi: Car of MQM’s Federal Minister snatched
KARACHI, Jan 6: A private car of a federal minister belonging to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement was snatched from his driver and a police guard in a Gulshan-i-Iqbal locality on Friday, police said.
They said that the car of Ports and Shipping Minister Babar Ghauri was snatched in Gulshan-i-Iqbal’s Block 17 within the remit of the Aziz Bhatti police station, where his daughter had gone shopping.
The driver and police guard were waiting in the Toyota Corolla (AUR-852) when four armed men emerged, roughed up the driver and the guard and sped away in the snatched vehicle, they added.
The police said that they also snatched the official AK-47 assault rifle from the police guard.
Till late in the night, no FIR was lodged and a duty officer at the Aziz Bhatti police station said that the police were waiting for a complainant to register an FIR.