Shoot-and-run: Rickshaw driver shot dead

Irfan died at the spot while the assailant managed to flee.

Our Correspondent June 20, 2014

KARACHI: Unidentified armed men riding a motorcycle gunned down a rickshaw driver at Al Mustafa Taj Colony, Korangi, on Thursday. Zaman Town police station SHO Abbas Kolachi said that 27-year-old Mohammad Irfan was scrubbing his rickshaw outside his house when unidentified armed men shot a bullet at his head. The deceased man’s uncle, Mohammad Adil, rushed out of his house after hearing the gunshot and found Irfan’s body lying inside the rickshaw. Irfan died at the spot while the assailant managed to flee. The police were unable to confirm how many accomplices he had. The police reached the crime scene and shifted the body to a nearby hospital. They are investigating the case and suspect that personal enmity might be the reason behind the murder.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 20th, 2014.


Stranger | 7 years ago | Reply

heart wrenching scenes. Imagine leaving all your your house , your land , your belongings , everything u have worked hard for behind and going to some other land without knowing what awaits if and when you return back. May the gods take pity of these people .

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