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ASWJ man shot dead in Orangi

Updated September 03, 2013

KARACHI, Sept 2: An activist of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) was gunned down in Orangi Town on Monday, police said.

They said that Arman Nizamuddin, 30, was targeted near his residence in Islam Chowk, Sector-11, within the jurisdiction of the Iqbal Market police station. He sustained multiple bullet wounds and was taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

The victim, father of four, was a barber by professor, said area SHO Amjad Kayani, adding that he was a worker of the ASWJ.

SI gunned down

A policeman was gunned down in an apparent targeted attack near the Banaras bridge on Monday evening, police said.

They said that Sub-Inspector Piyaro Khan, 45, was on his way home after performing his duty at the Pirabad police station when gunmen targeted him near the Banaras bridge. He sustained three bullet wounds in the neck, head and chest and was taken to a nearby hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.

The victim, who originally hailed from Larkana, was living in Muslimabad, Qasba Colony.

He was not wearing uniform when he was targeted.

The police said that it appeared that he had gone to the area to buy some eatables for the family.

Ex-MQM man killed

A young man was shot dead in an Orangi Town locality on Monday evening.

The Pakistan Bazaar police said that Imran Jamil, 28, was sitting at his tyre puncture shop in Orangi Town-10 when gunmen targeted him and fled. The wounded was taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.

“The victim was a former activist of the Unit-125 of the organisational structure of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement,” said Pakistan Bazaar SHO Bashir Ahmed.

Body found

A young man was found murdered near the ICI bridge on Monday.

Police said that the body, which bore torture marks, was found under the ICI bridge.

The victim was later identified as Amir Ahmed, who was a resident of Memon Society in Khadda Market, Lyari.

He was working at a shop in the Kharadar area and had been missing since Sunday afternoon.

Shopkeeper gunned down in Manghopir

A young shopkeeper was shot dead in the Manghopir area, police said.

They said that Zamanuddin, 30, was sitting at his general store in Manghopir when three armed men riding a motorcycle emerged there, fired at him and rode away.

The motive for the killing could not be ascertained immediately.

‘Robber’ killed in encounter

A suspected robber was shot dead in a police encounter in Sohrab Goth on Monday evening.

Police said that two men were allegedly looting Lal Mohammed near Lasi Goth when a police team reached there.

In an ensuing encounter, one suspect, Jodo Khan Mehsud, 32, was killed, while his accomplice, Sheruddin, was arrested, said Sohrab Goth SHO Mohammed Naeem.