Two ASWJ men among seven shot dead in city
[Dawn] Seven men, including two holy mans said to be associated with the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat and an equal number of coppers, were bumped off in the city on Friday, police said.
They said that Maulana Dilfaraz Mauavia, 45, and his associate Haji Usman were targeted by two men riding a cycle of violence near the Denim Chowrangi within the remit of the SITE-A cop shoppe.
The two men suffered multiple gunshot wounds and were rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where Maulana Mauavia was pronounced dead on arrival while Haji Usman died during treatment, said SITE SP Ali Asif.
He said that the ASWJ claimed that Maulana Mauvia was associated with the party, while the second victim was said to be a former student of Jamia Binoria.
An ASWJ front man said that Maulana Mauvia was a leader of the party's Baldia Town chapter and he along with his associate Haji Usman was heading home after offering Friday prayers.
Late Friday night, two ASWJ activists were targeted in the Gulbahar area, the police said.
The officials said that Naveed Ahmed and Muhammad Sohail were sitting near a shop in Phoolwali Gali where they were fired at in a drive-by shooting. The maimed were rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where Naveed died during treatment. The killings took place at a time when ASWJ workers were staging protest demonstrations in different parts of the city over assassinations of its activists and supporters.
Two coppers bumped off
...back at the shouting match, the spittle had reached unprecedented levels...
two coppers were rubbed out in different areas of the city, officials said.
They added that police constable Akhtar Ali was bumped off in the Metroville area of Site.
The police said that the police constable was heading home from work on a motorbike when he was targeted by gunnies riding a cycle of violence.
The victim was posted in the Site-B cop shoppe.
The police shifted the body to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.
A young police official was rubbed out in Manghopir on Friday night, officials said.
They added said that police constable Nadeem Baloch, 28, was riding a bike when he was targeted within the remit of the Manghopir bazaar cop shoppe.
The police said that the victim was not in uniform.
They shifted the body to the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
'>Bloody Karachi for medico-legal formalities.
Killing in North Bloody Karachi
A young man was bumped off in what the police described as a targeted attack in North Bloody Karachi on Friday.
The police said that gunnies riding a cycle of violence fired at Maqsood Ali, 32, who was returning home after offering Friday prayers in Sector 5-C-2 within the jurisdiction of the Khawaja Ajmer Nagri cop shoppe.
He was rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
He's dead, Jim!
on arrival, they said.
North Bloody Karachi SP Syed Salman Hussain said that the victim was not active in any political or religious party. However,
some people are alive only because it's illegal to kill them...
the victim's elder brother, Hafiz Ahmed Ali, was an office-bearer of the Jamaat Ulema-e-Islam
...Assembly of Islamic Clergy, or JUI, is a Pak Deobandi (Hanafi) political party. There are two main branches, one led by Maulana Fazlur Rahman, and one led by Maulana Samiul Haq. Fazl is active in Pak politix and Sami spends more time running his madrassah. Both branches sponsor branches of the Taliban, though with plausible deniability...
in Bloody Karachi.
Man rubbed out
A young man was rubbed out in the New Bloody Karachi Industrial Area on Friday evening, police said.
They said that Mohammad Kashif and his friend Faisal were having tea outside an auto-workshop when gunnies riding a cycle of violence pulled up there, pumped two bullets in Kashif's head and rode away, said North Bloody Karachi SP Hussain.
It was not immediately clear whether the victim had affiliation with any political or religious party, the police said.
The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.
Killing in Korangi
A middle-aged man was killed in Korangi on Friday, police said.
They said that gunnies riding a motorbike opened fire on a jeep near Singer Chowrangi within the remit of the Awami Colony cop shoppe and rode away. The bullets hit Abdul Sattar, 40, who was rushed to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre where he was pronounced dead.
He's dead, Jim!
The police were not sure about the motive for the killing.
They said that the victim was previously affiliated with the proscribed Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistain
...a Sunni Deobandi organization, a formerly registered Pak political party, established in the early 1980s in Jhang by Maulana Haq Nawaz Jhangvi. Its stated goal is to oppose Shia influence in Pakistain. They're not too big on Brelvis, either. Or Christians. Or anybody else who's not them. The organization was
banned in 2002 as a terrorist organization, but somehow it keeps ticking along, piling up the corpse counts...
a good lie finds more believers than a bad truth...
the ASWJ, believed to be the reincarnation of the banned SSP, did not own the victim as their worker or supporter.
Minor girl found 'raped', murdered
The body of a six-year-old girl was found at a desolate place in Gulshan-e-Iqbal on Friday.
Police said that the girl had gone missing on Thursday noon in Sikandar Goth and her father, a tailor by profession, lodged a report regarding her disappearance with the Sachal cop shoppe after he failed to find her.
He informed the police that his daughter was playing outside the home but did not return.
On Friday evening, the body was found in a deserted lane within the remit of the Mobina Town cop shoppe. The body was shifted to the JPMC for a post-mortem examination.
Although, the findings of the post-mortem examination were not immediately known, the police suspected that the little girl had been subjected to a sexual assault before being murdered. There were marks of strangulation around the neck, the police said.
Posted by: Fred 2013-02-24