Delivery boy killed in ‘targeted attack’ by three persons

Initial investigation by police rules out robbery resistance behind killing

KARACHI   -  A delivery boy was shot dead near Ka­rachi University on Thursday.

The police sources said that the delivery boy was targeted by three people riding a motorbike, reported a private news channel. Unknown men fled the scene after killing the deliv­ery boy. Initial investigation ruled out robbery resistance behind the killing, while further investigation is under­way. The dead body has been shifted to the nearby hospital.

Meanwhile, two including a wom­an were killed in separate incidents in different areas of the metropolis. A robber was also killed in firing of police constable. According to de­tails, unidentified armed men shot dead a man at Sharah-e-Faisal near Airport and fled the scene. Identity of the deceased was yet to be ascer­tained. A woman was abducted and killed in Korangi area. Police arrest­ed the accused. A police constable shot dead a suspected robber near Natha Khan Bridge. 

The bodies were shifted to different hospitals and police after registering separate cases at respective police stations started investigations.

In another incident, the Anti Nar­cotics Force (ANF) seized 181 kilo­gram drugs and arrested three drug peddlers during five operations con­ducted in various cities of country, an ANF spokesperson said on Thursday.

According to spokesperson, opera­tions against drug pushers were con­ducted in Multan, Quetta, Hassanabad and at Lakpass toll plaza.

During operations, 175 kilogram heroin, three kilogram hashish, two kilogram heroin, one kilogram meth­amphetamine (Ice) and 350 gram weed were recovered besides ar­rest of three drug peddlers. Separate cases were registered against the de­tainees under Drug Act and further investigations were underway.

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