Karachi: 4 shot dead in city
KARACHI: Four persons, including a young man and woman, were shot dead in different city areas on Monday, police said. They said that the man and woman were shot dead in Shah Haroon Society, Ayub Goth, within the remit of the Sohrab Goth police station. Area DSP Iftikhar Lodhi said that a man barged into the home of Saad Badshah, 36, where he lived with 24–year–old Lal Jehan, and opened fire on them. Both the man and woman sustained multiple bullet wounds and died on the spot, he added.
Quoting the statement of a relative of the victims who lived nearby, the DSP said that Lal Jehan was the wife of Mumtaz Khan and she had allegedly fled with Saad Badshah from her native town of Kohat to Karachi.
He said the pair settled in the Sohrab Goth area. The woman’s husband, Mumtaz Khan, got information about their residence and the police believed that he killed the two. The suspect fled the scene following the incident, the police said. The bodies were shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico–legal formalities. Till late in the night, no FIR regarding the double murder was registered at the Sohrab Goth police station.