Chinese national murder: Police arrest suspects from Hyderabad

Published: May 6, 2018
Representational image. PHOTO: REUTERS

Representational image. PHOTO: REUTERS

KARACHI: Sindh Police claimed to have arrested at least two suspects involved in the murder of a Chinese national in an upscale neighbourhood of Karachi.

According to sources, the accused, Rehan and Saqib, were arrested from Hyderabad on Saturday night.

Chinese national reportedly killed over business dispute

The initial investigation had revealed that the Chinese national, Chen Zhu was killed on February 4 over a business dispute – the murder was planned by a disgruntled shareholder who was dismissed for corruption.

Chen was working at a non-China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) related private shipping firm in Karachi. He and another Chinese national, Ye Fan, had left office for lunch at a restaurant in Block 2 Clifton, after which they moved towards Neelam Colony opposite Zamzama Park for grocery shopping when assailants opened fire, killing 46-year-old.

While Ye remained unhurt in the attack, a pedestrian was injured.

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