Target killing claims five more lives in Karachi
29 September, 2012
KARACHI: Five more people fell prey to ongoing wave of target killing in the metropolis on Friday.
As per details, a man was gunned down when unidentified armed men opened fire on him near Jilani Mosque, Garden. He died on the spot. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for medico-legal formalities. Deceased was identified as 30-years-old Asif, son of Ramzan, Memon, resident of Shalimar Garden.
Meanwhile, 35-years-old Sohail Bhaig, son of Azem Bhaig, was gunned down in the Petal Gali, Golimar. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities. A bullet-riddled body with limbs tied up was found from Korangi No: 2 ½,, Bilal Colony falling in the jurisdiction of Korangi police station. It was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) for postmortem. The victim was identified as Muhammad Arif, son of Hidayat, about 63 years old, resident of Teen Hati area.
Another, bullet-riddled body of a man was found from Bhains Colony, whose identity could not be ascertained till the filing of this report. It was shifted to JPMC for medico legal formalities. Meanwhile, one Arslan, son of Muhmmad Zaki, 26, was gunned down in Ghas Mandi area. The body was shifted to CHK.
Meanwhile, Karachi police in their ongoing drive against criminals, arrested 38 accused during the past 24 hours.
A police statement on Friday said that those arrested included six absconders. It said that there were seven encounters of the police with the alleged criminals and equal number of gangs of alleged criminals were busted during the period. One alleged dacoit was killed while a policeman sustained injures.
In all, 28 pistols, one revolver, one dagger and mobile phones recovered from the possession of the accused, the police statement further pointed out.