Khairpur: Man, son shot dead by ‘bandits’
KHAIRPUR: A man and his son were killed and another son and a daughter of his were wounded by suspected bandits within the remit of the Pir Jo Goth police station early Wednesday morning. Sources said the suspects barged into Sharee fuddin Shaikh’s home in Bhutta Mohalla, Pir Jo Goth, Kingritaluka, at about 2am. Mr Shaikh, 60, and his son Imran,30, woke up and resisted the gunmen, who opened fire on the two, killing them on the spot. Sharee fuddin’s daughter Surayya,13, and son Faizan Ali, 6, were wounded in the shooting.
The Pir Jo Goth police told reporters that they reached the house of the victim family after the incident, took the bodies of Shareefuddin and Imran to hospital for medico–legal formalities and shifted the wounded brother and sister to the taluka hospital. Later the wounded were referred to the Civil Hospital Khairpur, where they were admitted for treatment, and the bodies were handed over to the victims’ relatives.
According to the police, the relatives said they would state the motive for the killings in an FIR to be lodged after the burial. The relatives protesting against the killing demanded early arrest of persons involved in the killing of the father and son and wounding of the two children. The police said they had found some clues to the crime, but did not disclose them to the media.