ANP man among six shot dead
[Dawn] Six persons, including a political activist and a policeman, were bumped off in the city on Tuesday, police said.
They said that gunnies rubbed out a senior member of the Awami National Party in the SITE area.
They said that Mian Jan, 60, a former naib nazim
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of union council No 6, Orangi Town, was returning home after offering Fajr prayers at
the Aqsa mosque in Shahiabad in Frontier Colony when gunnies fired at him and fled.
He suffered a single bullet wound to the head causing his instant death, the police said.
Area DSP Rustam Nawaz said that Mian Jan had been receiving threats from the banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain since Ramazan to quit the ANP.
He said that the victim had limited his movement due to the threats.
The body was shifted to the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It may be the largest city in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
for medico-legal formalities.
According to an ANP statement, the victim originally hailed from Swat. “It is highly regrettable that a 60-year-old man who was returning home after offering Fajr prayer was targeted,” it added.
The ANP called for the immediate arrest of the culprits involved in the killing.
The victim’s funeral prayer was offered at Masjid-e-Aqsa.
A police constable was killed in the old city area on Tuesday.
He was the 71st policeman to have been bumped off in the city during the current year.
The body of Constable Shuja Hussain was found near the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi within the remit of the Eidgah cop shoppe.
The victim was posted in the complaint branch at the Central Police Office and was a resident of the Kalakot police lines. He was kidnapped on Monday evening outside his house.
The victim was subjected to torture and was shot in the head.
Labourer killed in cross-fire
A passer-by was killed in the crossfire between two gangs in a Nazimabad locality on Tuesday.
Police said that the incident took place in Nazimabad No 4 in Mujahid Colony, where two Bengali groups clashed with each other and resorted to firing after taking up positions in the area.
A bullet hit Saleemullah Butt who was standing at a milk shop. He was struck down in his prime. The body was taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.
The victim was father of four and was a labourer.
Following the armed clash, tension gripped the locality and police and Rangers arrived at the scene. However,
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no arrests were made by the police in the area.
Man found rubbed out
The body of an unidentified young man was found in Orangi Town on Tuesday morning.
Police said that the body was found in Baloch Goth within the remit of the Orangi Town cop shoppe. The victim had apparently been kidnapped and later killed by unknown persons.
The police found several spent bullet casings from the scene of the crime, which suggested that the victim had been killed on the same place.
The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities. Later, the body was taken to the Edhi morgue for want of identification.
Bullet-riddled body found
The body of a young man was found on Mauripur Road on Tuesday.
Police said that the body was found near an ice depot and it was shifted to the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi. The victim was identified as Rizwan Akhtar, 35.
He had suffered multiple bullet wounds.
They said that over a year ago, the victim had married a woman of his choice and was father of a child. Following the marriage, he relocated from Baldia Town to Agra Taj Colony. He was a labourer by profession.
The police suspected that personal enmity was a likely motive for the killing.
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