Karachi: ANP man among 4 shot dead in city
KARACHI: Four men, including an activist of the Awami National Party, were shot dead in as many localities on Wednesday, police said. They said that the ANP worker, Rehan Mehsud, 28, was a resident of Fateh Mohammad Gabol Goth in Machhar Colony and the police found him wounded near an area CNG station. He was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he died, they added.
Sohrab Goth SHO Abdul Ghaffar Jumani said that the victim was a labourer and hailed from South Waziristan. He said that according to the victim’s family he had been missing since Tuesday night. He was a worker of the ANP, he added. The police said that some tribal enmity might be a probable reason behind the killing.
They said that the victim’s family would lodge an FIR after the burial. In another incident, a young man was shot dead in a Gulistan–i–Jauhar locality on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place near the Hilltop wedding hall, where two armed men riding a motorcycle targeted a passer-by, Badshah Khan, 42, and rode away.
The police said that the victim suffered multiple bullet wounds to the head and back and died before he could be shifted to hospital. Later, the body was shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico–legal formalities. DSP Shakeel Awan said that the victim was a resident of the Sachal area and the police found a Police Qaumi Razakar card in his pocket.
He said that he was posted in Gadap Town. The motive for the killing could not be ascertained immediately, but it appeared that he was killed owing to some personal enmity, he added. Till late at night, no case was registered.
In the third such incident of the day, a scrap dealer was shot dead at Ahsanabad Mor near the Superhighway within the remit of the Sohrab Goth police station, police said. Abdul Rehman, 40, was targeted by gunmen and the body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico–legal formalities, they added.
The police said that the victim was a resident of Faqeera Goth in Sohrab Goth and dealt in scrap in the same area. Quoting the victim’s brother, the police said that Rehman had received a phone call in the early hours of Wednesday following which he had gone to meet someone in Ahsanabad.
The victim, father of 10, hailed from the interior of Sindh. The area SHO said that a business dispute could be a probable motive behind the killing. In yet another incident, a young man was shot dead in the Gardan area on Wednesday, police said. The killing took place within the remit of the Nabi Bukash police station near Shoe Market. Sabir Husain Qureshi, 43, a resident
of Ranchhore Line, was passing through the area when assailants on a motorcycle targeted him near Taj Mansion, they added. The police said that the victim suffered gunshot wounds to the chest and died on the spot. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for medico–legal formalities.
Nabi Bux SHO Naseeruddin Shah said that the victim was a butcher and also a member of the meat merchants association. Quoting his family, the area SHO said that the victimn had a dispute with some relatives. The family would lodge an FIR following the funeral, he added.