Fishery worker killed in Karachi
KARACHI: A young fishery worker was shot dead in the Shershah area, police said.
They added that Fareed Khan, 35, along with his cousin, Mohammad Saleem, was going home in Shershah in a taxi when the former was targeted on Pritum Das Road near Lyari Expressway.
Two armed men riding a motorcycle opened fire on the taxi, leaving Fareed dead, they added.
The body was shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities. The victim had sustained four bullet wounds.
Resident of Shershah, Urdu Bazaar, the victim originally hailed from the tribal areas, the police said, adding that a personal enmity might be a probable motive behind the incident.
A case (FIR 19/2012) was registered under Section 302 (premeditated murder) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code against unidentified men on a complaint of Saleem at the Shershah police station.
In a similar incident, a worker at the fisheries was targeted on Mauripur Road a few days back. The victim hailed from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.