Extortion: Cleric running a seminary shot dead

The man, identified as Qari Abdul Bari, was shot dead by Zubair Mehsud.


Express June 11, 2011

KARACHI: A cleric running a seminary was shot dead on Friday night in Sohrab Goth by the brother of a policeman. The man, identified as Qari Abdul Bari, was shot dead by Zubair Mehsud, who is the brother of a police inspector named Azam Mehsud, police officials said. The deceased, DSP Iftikhar Lodhi said, used to run a seminary in the Super Market area in Sohrab Goth. The deceased, he said, had refused to pay extortion money. A case had been registered against the alleged killer and investigation is under way, the DSP said.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 11th, 2011.

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