Karachi: ‘Muggers’ kill man
KARACHI: A man was shot dead by while resisting a mugging attempt by two armed suspects in Gulistan-i-Jauhar on Tuesday, police said. They said that 45–year–old Ali Asghar was traveling with his employer in a car when two armed men riding a motorbike intercepted the vehicle near Block 16. The victim posed resistance after the suspects snatched their cash, cellphones and other belongings.
“During the scuffle, one of the suspects opened fire and two bullets hit the victim in the upper torso,” said Inspector Tahir Ayub, the SHO of the Gulistan–i–Jauhar police station. “He succumbed to his injuries while being shifted to a nearby hospital. The victim was a resident of Pahelwan Goth area and used to travel to his workplace along with his employer.”