Karachi: Educationist killed in sectarian violence
KARACHI: The vice principal of a government technical college was targeted near the Board of Secondary Education in the Nazimabad area on Tuesday evening. Syed Imran Zaidi (52) was fired upon and seriously injured inside his car (T–8473) while he was passing through Dadabhoy Institute in the North Nazimabad area. Police and rescue teams shifted the injured to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) where he expired during treatment. He received four bullet wounds on various parts of his body.
Police found several empty casings of 9mm pistol from the spot and sent the deceased’s blood sample to the Sindh Police Lab for forensic test. Syed Imran Zaidi was the Vice Principal of the Jinnah Poly Technique College situated near the Board Office.
According to Sub–Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Abdul Rasheed, deceased Syed Imran Zaidi had left his college for home in the evening and when he covered a short distance two armed men, riding a motorcycle, intercepted his vehicle and sprayed him with bullets. He was a resident of North Karachi. Police termed Imran Zaidi’s murder a sectarian killing.