Tension prevailed in Defence locality after a loud bang was heard at 26th Street Defence Housing Authority (DHA) within the limits of Boat Basin police station on Saturday night.
There were some unconfirmed reports that at least two men riding a motorcycle hurled a hand grenade at the office of a local builder who was getting threatening calls for extortion money and upon refusal, the culprits attacked his office.
As a result, one person was injured while a car parked outside the office was also damaged. SP Dr Farrukh Ahmed when contacted said that investigations suggest that there was no such incident and the builder also denied any call for extortion and no damaged car was found there.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 22nd, 2012.