KARACHI - Two brothers were gunned down while two bodies were found in different violent incidents here on Monday.
Two brothers offered resistance during a robbing bid and were shot dead in Qasba Colony.
Police said Ibrahim, 40, and Riaz were the residents of same area. They were going to their shop when unidentified armed men tried to rob them. The victims offered resistance and as result, the gunmen killed them. SHO Abdul Hameed said in year 2004, a robbery was occurred in the victims’ house, two accused Haroon and Azmat were nominated in the robbery. In year 2011, at least three robbers tried to rob their shop in which two culprits were killed while another namely Rauf was handed over to the police. SHO suspects the involvement of accused Haroon, Azmat and another unknown person in the robbery and killing. Similarly, a truck driver was killed and another wounded in a robbery bid near Malir Riverbed. Police said the victim was identified as 40-year-old Abdul Ghani, and injured as Abdul Samad, 25.
The incident took place when a truck was intercepted by the pillion riders. He offered resistance and the gunmen killed him.
Meanwhile, a strangulated body of a woman was found from a house in Taiser Town.
Police shifted the body to hospital. The victim was identified as 45-year-old, Fehmida. Police said apparently the victim committed suicide.
Another body of a man was found from Mubarak Masjid. Police said the victim had yet to be identified. The body was taken to hospital for autopsy. Police said the victim was killed after consuming toxic food.
The body was later moved to mortuary for identification.