KARACHI: A lawyer was shot dead by unidentified armed men in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, here on Thursday. According to the police, the incident took place in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Block-7, where four armed men opened fire on a car, killing lawyer Waqar Shah on the spot.
He was the vice president of Pakistan Muslim League–N lawyers wing. Shah was gunned down while he was on his way to a court after leaving his house.
The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities. Shah was shot in head and chest.
Sindh High Court Bar Association boycotted court proceedings in protest against the killing of the lawyer. Chief Justice of Sindh High Court (SHC) Maqbool Baqar has taken the notice of advocate’s killing and directed the inspector general of police Sindh to submit a report of the incident.