Karachi: Drug peddler, boy killed in ambush
KARACHI: A minor boy and a drug peddler were on Saturday shot dead at Ghas Chowk, Jehanabad within the precincts of Pak Colony police station.
At least two armed men reached the residence of Mohammad Liaquat son of Mohammad Muneeb and sprayed him with bullets. Resultantly, he died on the spot, whereas 10-year-old Dilshad son of Ilyas, a passerby, also received critical wounds. After committing the crime, culprits managed to flee from the scene.
Police shifted the body and injured to the Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities and treatment respectively.
However, Dilshad also succumbed to his injuries while being treated at the hospital. SHO Abdul Moid said victim Liaquat was a drug peddler and according to eyewitnesses, his accomplices had killed him. He further informed that the victim had several cases of robbery and narcotics registered in his name at Shershah and Pak Colony police stations.