KARACHI - A supervisor of lady health workers and two brothers were gunned down in separate incidents here on Thursday.
A man shot dead her wife, the union leader and supervisor of lady health workers, near Mosamyat Chowrangi in Sachal police precincts. Police said Naseem Akhter, 38, wife of Munir Ahmed Shaikh, was killed by her husband.
He shot her four times and managed to escape. Police shifted her to hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. SHO Akram Mughal said there were numerous clashes that took place between the victim’s alleged relations with a doctor which provoked Shaikh to shot her dead.
In another incident, two brothers were gunned down at Nazimabad No 4 on sectarian grounds. Police said the victims Sahkar Ali, 35, and his younger brother Zulfiqar Ali, 28, were the residents of Nazimabad No 1. They were going to Jaffar Tayyar Society on a rickshaw when four gunmen riding two motorbikes intercepted their ride and sprayed bullets. Gunmen managed to flee from the scene. The victims were rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where doctors pronounced their deaths. Police said the victim brothers were associated with Imamia Student Organisation (ISO) and also affiliated with Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM).
SHO Ejaz Lodhi when contacted said the motive behind the murders was sectarian while the bodies were handed over to the family after autopsy. Police registered a case 183/14 against unknown assailants on the complaint of victims’ brother Waqar Ali. Meanwhile, Kalakot police gunned down two alleged gangsters in an encounter. Police said both the gangsters were roaming in the Mill area of Garden when a trader informed the police about their suspicious activities. Police rushed to the spot and tried to catch them when gangsters opened fire on them. During an exchange of fire, both the gangsters sustained injuries.
They were shifted to Civil Hospital where doctors pronounced their deaths. They were later identified as Fayyaz Baloch and Faqir Muhammad. Police said both the gangsters were wanted in various criminal cases.