Karachi: Pushcart peddler shot dead
KARACHI: A young man who was asleep on the roof of his house was shot dead in a New Karachi area in the early hours of Sunday, police said. Mohammed Akmal was shot dead during his sleep in a small house located in Sector F near the Sindhi Hotel within the remit of the Bilal Colony police station. He lived with his cousins, the police added.
Gulberg division SP Tanvir Odho said that Akmal used to sell dried fruits on a pushcart. In the early hours of Sunday he was asleep on the roof when his relatives heard a gunshot, the police added. When they went upstairs, they body Akmal’s body in a pool of blood. They also saw two suspects fleeing down the road, the SP added. The police shifted the body to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for legal formalities. The victim hailed from Muzaffargarh, the police said.