6 more gunned down in Karachi
KARACHI: Six people including a businessman and a MQM–H activist were killed in separate acts of violence in different parts of the metropolis on Thursday. A shopkeeper was killed and two others wounded when gunmen riding a bike sprayed bullets on a chicken shop located at Block 4, Bahadurabad. Police said four gunmen riding two motorbikes reached Arshad Chicken Centre and resorted to indiscriminate firing. Resultantly, Amir, Arshad and Yaseen sustained bullet wounds and were rushed to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) where doctors pronounced Amir dead. Shopkeepers of the area staged a protest demonstration against the lawlessness and threw stones on police station. DSP Rizwan Wasti said that we do not know the exact figure of extortion but this is true that Arshad, owner of the shop, had been using delay tactics.
Meanwhile, an activist of MQM-H was gunned down with the remits Tipu Sultan Police. Police said Rao Nasir, 34, on his way to home when gunmen riding a motorbike shot him multiple times and managed to flee from the scene. The deceased was rushed to JPMC and later his body was handed over to the family.
Police found an unknown shot dead body of a young man within the remits of Soldier Bazaar police.
Police said that residents of the area informed them about the body lying near the church. They rushed and shifted the body to the Civil Hospital.
Another similar shot dead body was found from Shoe Market Garden police limits.
Police said that the deceased was shot twice and his body was found at the said place. The body was rushed to the morgue for identification after autopsy at Civil Hospital.
In same police limits, unknown gunmen resorted to indiscriminate firing that killed one man and injured two others.
Police said that assailants riding two motorbikes resorted to firing at Badshahi Road, Garden area and managed to flee. As a result, three persons sustained bullet wounds and were rushed to the Civil Hospital where doctors pronounced bdul Jabbar dead.
Moreover, a man killed his fiancé in the remits of Jackson police station.
Police said that Muhammad Tauseef called his fiancé to his home where he slaughtered Saima and managed to escape. Police have so far been unable to ascertain the motive behind the murder. The couple had been engaged for last two years and hailed from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Meanwhile, police and Rangers cordoned off the entire locality of Pak Colony and took more than 23 suspects involved in the several criminal activities into custody. Law enforces claimed to have recovered three rifles, three TT pistols and eight hand grenades from their possession and shifted them to the unknown location for interrogation.