Karachi: PPP, PAC men booked for triple murder
KARACHI: A local leader of the Pakistan People’s Party and several members of the defunct People’s Amn Committee were booked for killing three men, including a Kuchhi Rabita Committee leader, police said on Tuesday.
KRC leader Abdul Rasheed Kuchhi along with his guard Zubair Kuchhi and Assistant Sub–Inspector Muhammad Khalil was gunned down in Agra Taj Colony on March 18.
The police said that the FIR in connection with the triple murder was lodged late on Monday night at the Kalri police station on a complaint of KRC leader Ibrahim, who was also wounded in the attack.
The FIR (67/2012) was lodged under Sections 302 (premeditated murder), 324 (attempted murder), 109 (abetment) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code read with Section 7 of the Anti–Terrorism Act, 1997.
The police said that the complainant nominated PPP leader Habib Jan Baloch, PAC leader Zafar Baloch, Police Inspector Yousuf Baloch, Lyari gangster Baba Ladla’s two brothers Zahid Ladla and Tahir Ladla and other Lyari gangsters including Rahim alias Darinda, Sikandar alias Sikku, Omar Kuchhi and two unidentified persons. No arrest has so far been made.
Meanwhile, Interior Minister Rehman Malik also visited parts of Lyari, including Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai Road, Mirza Adam Khan Road and Cheel Chowk, in the small hours of Tuesday and appreciated the performance of the law-enforcement agencies and asked them to continue their efforts.