Man having tea with friend in DHA shot dead – 28 Jul 2022

KARACHI: A 42-year-old man was shot dead in Defence Housing Authority, police said on Wednesday.

South-SSP Asad Raza said that Mohammed Rafiq was having tea with a woman in his car on a plot on Muslim Commercial, Phase-VI on Tuesday night when armed motorcyclists allegedly came and opened fire on him.

The SSP said the victim worked as a supervisor of a private firm at the fisheries. He had two wives and had come to the Seaview with his `female friend` when the incident occurred.

Another officer, South-SSP (Investigation), Dr Mohammed Imran Khan ruled out the possibility of a robbery bid saying that the alleged attackers did not take away anything from the victim. He added that he visited the spot and met first responders and witnesses, who reached there after the firing incident and did not see the alleged attackers.

`We are investigating as to who is involved and what was their motive,` said the of ficer.

Darakshan police have registered a case against two unidentified suspects on the complaint of the victim`s son-in-law, Mohammed Ishaq.

The body was taken to the JinnahPostgraduate Medical Centre to fulfil medico-legal formalities.

Police Surgeon Dr Summaiya Syed said the deceased had received two bullet wounds `in his mouth and a shoulder`.

Fatal stabbing in Bahadurabad A man was fatally stabbed in Bahadurabad, police said on Wednesday.

New Town police said that Rizwan Soria, 42, was stabbed by unidentified suspects inside his home in Sharafabad near Noor Medical Centre. Reason for the killing is not clear yet, the police added.

East-SSP Syed Abdul Rahim Shirazi said that the victim`s wife and children had gone to their relatives on Tuesday evening.

When they returned home at night, they saw the body of Rizwan lying in his bedroom.

He was killed with a sharp-edged weapon. He was wearing pants without a shirt and his hands were tied behind his back.

`We are able to secure CCTV footage from the home and adjourning residences and discovered some clues,` said the East SSP, adding that an FIR had been registered.

The suspect had been`identified` in the footage and efforts were under way to arrest him soon, said SSP Shirazi.

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