Karachi: Two policemen fall prey to target killings
KARACHI: Two policemen were shot dead in an act of target killings in Sultanabad within the jurisdiction of Manghopir police station here on Friday.
The victims were identified as head constable Nadeem Abbasi and constable Sajid. A police official said that Abbasi and Sajid were posted at Manghopir and Shershah police stations respectively. Unidentified armed men shot them dead when they were travelling in a car in Sultanabad.
Their bodies were shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities. DIG West Imran Yaqoob Minhas said that the motive behind dual murder was yet to be ascertained. He said that Abbasi played vital role against banned outfit activists. “The law enforcement agencies conducted raids and arrested many activists of banned outfit on the information of Abbasi that might be the motive behind his murder, however, the police have been investigating on other angles,” he said. No case was registered till filing the report.