Karachi: Preedy SHO killed by ‘his own gunman’
KARACHI: The station house officer (SHO) of the Preedy Police Station was shot dead by his own gunman, said South Range deputy inspector general on Wednesday. DIG Shahid Hayat Khan said investigation into the murder of the SHO, Inspector Agha Asadullah, revealed that he was attacked by his own gunman, Head Constable Pervez, who has been detained for questioning. Pervez told the police that he was attached with Asadullah for the past one year.
Late Tuesday night, Pervez and Asadullah were heading for checking near Murshid Bazaar. Pervez was in the backseat. A bullet was mistakenly fired from Pervez’s official sub–machine gun and the bullet hit Asadullah in the head.
He succumbed to his injuries at the Civil Hospital Karachi. DIG Khan said they had recorded Pervez’s statement, but were yet to reach a conclusion.