Lawyer, cleric killed, four other injured in Karachi


KARACHI: Office-bearer of a religious party and a lawyer were killed in separate violence incidents here on Saturday.

A man, Abdul Hakeem alias Siddiq, 40, belonging to Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat was shot and injured by two unidentified motorcyclists near 24-Market in Baldia Town. He was rushed to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for treatment but succumbed to his injuries.

According to rescue sources, Hakeem was district president of his party in Baldia area.

In another incident, a lawyer, Malik Tanveer, was shot dead by unidentified motorcyclists when he was riding car along with his wife near 23rd Street in DHA Phase 1. The body was shifted to JMPC for medico-legal formality. However, the accused managed to flee from spot.

SSP South Tariq Dharejo said that the slain lawyer received two bullets on his chest and his mobile phone was also missing while a case is lodged and police are investigating from different angles.

Separately, three persons, Asif, aged about 60, son of Mohammad, Farhan, 23, son of Yaqoob and Dilawar, 55, son of Moin, residents of Lyari area, were shot and injured by unidentified armed men near Moosa Lane in Lyari. They were shifted to CHK for treatment.

Meanwhile, a teenager girl, Guk Bijee, 17, was shot and injured by unknown gunmen in Baldia Sector 12. She was shifted to CHK for treatment.

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