Karachi: Doctor shot dead in Orangi
KARACHI: A doctor was gunned down in an Orangi Town locality on Monday. Police said the killing took place in Mohammad Mustafa Colony near RehmatChowk, Sector 11½, where gunmen riding a motorcycle targeted Dr Shahzad Ahmed, who was driving his car, and escaped. The wounded doctor was rushed to the AbbasiShaheed Hospital, but he died on his way to hospital, the police said. Quoting hospital sources, the police said the doctor had suffered four gunshot wounds. An officer of the Iqbal Market police station said the slain doctor had his clinic, Ahsan Medical Centre, in Mohammad Mustafa Colony. He was driving to the clinic when attacked, the officer said.
He was also an employee of the Sindh Government Hospital Orangi Town and lived in Baba Shah Wilayat Colony.
A duty officer at the police station said personal enmity could be the motive for the murder.
All the senior police officers of the area, including the SHO, DSP, SP and SSP, were on security duty at the American consulate and had no idea about the motive for the murder.