Karachi: Killed and robbed
KARACHI: Gunmen killed the driver of a car carrying cash of a private company, taking away the cash within the remit of the Frere police station on Tuesday. Police said the suspect on a motorcycle took away Rs900,000 belonging to the company and killed the driver on resistance.
DSP (Frere) Zameer Ahmed Abbasi said that the company employees had withdrawn the amount meant for staff salaries from the bank branch located in the Clifton area when armed men on a motorbike chased the car.
Police said bandits intercepted the car near the Racecourse intersection on Chaudhry Khaliquzzaman Road, but when the driver of the car put up resistance, the gunmen shot and killed 45–year–old Sahib Rasool.
The police said the guard of the company tried to fire the shots but a bullet got stuck in his pistol. The guard was accompanying the driver and another employee when the incident took place. The dead victim hailed form Buner and lived in a Korangi area.