Karachi killing: College principal shot dead

Published: March 19, 2013
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Two motorcyclist were waiting for Zaidi at a speed bump.

Two motorcyclist were waiting for Zaidi at a speed bump.

KARACHI: 

The principal of a government college in Karachi, Syed Sibte Jafar Zaidi, was killed in a targeted attack on Tuesday.

The 54-year-old, who was also a poet, was on his way home to Khamosh Colony on a motorcycle when, around 1:45pm, he was shot dead around 200 metres from Government Degree Science College Liaquatabad, where Zaidi taught.

According to witnesses, two motorcyclist were waiting for Zaidi at a speed bump. “As soon as his motorcycle slowed down, they shot him at least four times,” said shopkeeper Amjad Ali.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 19th, 2013.

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