Three people including robber shot dead
25 September, 2013
KARACHI: Five people were killed in separate incidents of violence across the city on Tuesday.
A man was gunned down near Jinnah Bridge within the vicinity of Docks police station.
Police said the victim Asif Khan, 30, shot by unidentified armed men, was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to injuries during medical treatment. Police is yet to ascertain the motive behind his killing. Further investigations are underway.
Separately, a man was killed and two others wounded in New Karachi within the jurisdiction of Khuwaja Ajmair Nagri police station.
Police said unidentified armed men riding on motorcycles sprayed bullets on a vehicle, wounding three people, including Najaf Hussan, 25, Arsalan, 24, and Shahrukh, 25. All three injured were rushed to the hospital, where Najaf Hussain succumbed to his injuries during medical treatment, while the remaining others admitted for treatment. Police suspect the motive behind the incident was personal dispute. Meanwhile, further investigations are underway.
In a separate incident, a suspected robber was killed during a burglary attempt in Orangi Town within the remits of Mominabad police station.
Police said armed robbers were fleeing after snatching a motorcycle and valuables from a passerby, when a local, Mohammad Jamil, using his licensed pistol opened fire at them. As a result, one robber sustained bullet injuries and died on the spot, while his accomplices managed to escape from the scene. Deceased robber was later identified as Barak, son of Anwar.
Bodies found: A bullet-riddled body of a man was found from Rehri Goth within the remits of Sukhan police station.
The police officials said that on being informed they rushed to the spot and shifted the body to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for autopsy. The deceased was later identified as Basheer, son of Maula Baksh. Police while quoting the victim's family said the victim had left his house on Monday and had not returned. The motive behind the incident will be ascertained once investigations have been completed.
Another shot dead body of an unknown man was found from Hassan Nomani Colony within the jurisdiction of Sohrab Goth police station.
As per the police, unidentified culprits after kidnapping shot him twice in his head and threw his body at the said place. Police shifted the body to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for autopsy and later to the morgue for identification.