Bodies of journalist, friend found from Lyari

Published May 09, 2012 01:15pm

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KARACHI: Bodies of a journalist and his friend were found from Karachi’s Pak Colony area on Wednesday, police said.

The bodies were found near the Lyari nullah within the limits of Pak Colony police station.

Sub Inspector Ayub at the local police station said the deceased were identified as Tariq Kamal, a reporter of a Sindhi newspaper and resident of Gulshan-e-Iqbal area. The second victim was identified as Fawad Sheikh, a resident of DHA Phase-6.

Both had been missing since May 6 and on Wednesday their bodies were recovered bearing torture marks and bullet holes in heads.

The bodies were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.

Pak Colony police station lodged an FIR against unidentified assailants and initiated further investigation.

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