KARACHI: Principal of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Law College, Riaz Baloch, was shot three times in Landhi Manzil Pump area of Karachi on Saturday, leaving him critically injured, Express News reported.
On his way to the university, unidentified men shot the principal in an alleged attempted target killing and robbery, police said.
He was admitted to Jinnah Hospital, where doctors said that his condition was critical.
Out of the three gun shots, he was shot in the stomach twice and in his chest once, police claimed.
Upon immediate inspection, police have said that there are no visible bullet holes on the car itself, leading them to assume that the armed men were present inside the car at the time of shooting.
Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah took notice of the attack. While condemning the attack, he directed IG Sindh to arrest the culprits.
On the other hand, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that attacks and killings of political workers by non-state actors in the backdrop of party’s efforts to save democracy reek of a deep rooted democracy.