Lyari gangster, TTP man among three killed
28 September, 2013
KARACHI: At least three people were killed in separate incidents of violence across the city here on Friday.
In the first incident, an assistant director of Karachi Development Authority was shot dead and his driver wounded in Korangi area within the jurisdiction of Zaman Town police station.
As per DSP Farhat Kamal, deceased Abdul Jabbar Mangi, 55, was on his way along with his driver Naeem Fazal, 30, from Korangi to his residence in Defence, when unidentified men on motorcycles resorted to indiscriminate firing at his vehicle. Resultantly, they both sustained multiple bullet wounds and were rushed to the hospital, where doctor's pronounced Mangi dead, and admitted Fazal for treatment.
Police said that the motive behind the incident is yet to be ascertained, and further investigations are underway.
Separately, an alleged Lyari gangster was killed during a police encounter at Baghdadi area of Lyari.
As per details, the gangster was killed in police firing during a targeted raid at the criminal hideout, following the killing of 29-year-old trader Shahil Ismail.
The gangster has been identified as Abdul Haq - close ally of notorious Sheraz Comrade. Unfortunately, the police informed that Haq's accomplices managed to flee the crime scene.
SHO Baghdadi Munir Chandio said that Haq was wanted in a number of criminal cases, including target killings, kidnappings, extortion and police encounters.
Following the encounter, Lyari gangsters attacked Baghdadi police station with fire-rockets, hand grenades and RPGs. The police responded to the attack by firing back, and no casualties were reported.
Meanwhile, a local leader of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was killed and four others wounded during an armed clashed between two rival groups in Gulshan-e-Buner.
Police said the armed clash claimed the life of a local TTP leader Hakim Khan Mehsud, who was affiliated with Baitullah Mehsud group.
On being informed police rushed to the spot and shifted the body and injured to the hospital.
In the aftermath, law enforcers raided Gulshan-e-Buner and arrested about a dozen suspects and recovered arms, pressure cooker bomb and a motorcycle from their possession.
In another incident, a retired chief officer of the Pakistan Navy was found dead from his house in Defence Housing Authority within the precincts of Darakshan police station. Police said that deceased Mohammad Yousuf, 50, lived in Saba Avenue and might have been killed by a servant or robber. An FIR No 529/13 has been registered on behalf of victim's wife and further investigations initiated.