PPP worker shot dead in Korangi

Our Correspondent July 11, 2024


A Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) worker was shot dead by unidentified gunmen one of whom was also fatally injured by citizens at the scene in Korangi on Wednesday. The deceased, identified as 30-year-old Nauman Abbasi, son of Muhammad Iqbal, a resident of Kund Goth, Korangi, also owned a small restaurant in Bengali Para.

As per details, Nauman was riding his motorcycle towards Dhobi Ghat when two gunmen on another motorcycle opened fire, critically injuring him. Despite his injuries, Nauman managed to confront one of the attackers, leading to a scuffle during which both fell to the ground.

Nearby residents intervened, overpowered one attacker, and thrashed him severely. As soon as informed, a police party rushed to the scene and shifted both Nauman and the injured attacker to JPMC where both of them succumbed to their injuries during treatment.

According to police sources, Nauman was allegedly involved in several illicit activities, including land grabbing, illegal trade of carcinogenic tobacco chews such as gutka and mawa, unauthorised water connections. Besides that, he was also a police informant.


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