KARACHI: A man identified as 45-year-old Aqalmand Khan, and two other people were shot dead in the city on Friday.
The Zaman Town police claim that two men on a motorcycle shot at Khan and his 32-year-old nephew Majeed on their way to work near Murtaza Chowrangi, Korangi. Khan died, while Majeed was injured. They were taken to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre. The Awami National party spokesperson said that Khan was affiliated with the party and used to work as a deputy director at a printing press in Korangi. The police suspect he was killed over personal enmity. In Baldia Town, the principal and owner of a private school, Chaudhry Iftikhar Rasheed was gunned down at work, said the Saeedabad police. They claim that the 45-year-old man was shot once. He was taken to Civil Hospital, Karachi.
The family claimed that he was killed over a family dispute. The body of a woman identified as 35-year-old Samina was found near Usman Memorial Hospital, said the Azizabad police. They claim that the suspects escaped after dumping the body next to the hospital.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 14th, 2012.
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