KARACHI: After having a million rupees bounty withdrawn from his head recently, Rashid Rekha a known gangster from Lyari was killed in an alleged shootout in Karachi’s old city area of Kharadar.
According to an official of Rangers, on receiving reports of an ongoing gun battle between two gangs in the area they moved in to control the situation.
On being challenged the gangsters opened fire on the Rangers.
In the ensuing exchange of fire, Rashid Rekha was injured and taken to Lyari General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 22nd, 2013.