Imambargah caretaker among six shot dead in city


KARACHI: Six people including a caretaker of an Imambargah were killed in separate firing incidents in the city on Monday.
Two men Shaukat Sherazi (45) and Qaiser Hussain (50) were killed when unknown armed motorcyclists opened fire on them at Mithadar near Sherazia Imambargah in old city area.
The bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for medico-legal formalities. SP City Sheraz Nazir said Shaukat Sherazi a caretaker of an Imambargah and Qaisar who was Sherazi’s guest were sitting in office at Mithadar near Sherazia Imambargah when unknown armed bike-riders shot them dead.
According to source Shaukat Sherazi was also a member of Jaffaria Alliance Pakistan south wing.
Situation in Mithadar, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Malir and Abul Hassan Isphahani Road turned tense after the incident. The shops were closed down in these areas.
A man identified as Farhan Afzal (40) son of Afzal Ahmed was gunned down by unknown armed men at Mianwali Colony within the limits of Manghopir Police Station. The victim was owner of a marble factory. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for post-mortem examination.
Another person identified as Mohsin Agha (50) was shot dead by unidentified armed men near Dakkhana bus stop in Liaquatabad number 2. The victim was brought to ASH for an autopsy.
Unidentified armed men in Keamari gunned down Sadaqat Begam wife of Zainul Hassan late Sunday night. The body was shifted to CHK for a post-mortem examination.
In another incident unidentified armed men in North Karachi 5-C-4 near Baradari killed a teenager boy. The body was brought to ASH for medico-legal formalities. The identity of the victim could not be ascertained, police said.
Centre returns red warrants for ‘Lyari
gangsters’ to Sindh govt: The federal government has sent back red warrant summaries of various most-wanted Lyari gang-war criminals, including Uzair Baloch and Baba Ladla, to the Sindh government over having objections due to incomplete records.
Pakistan’s Ministry of Interior returned the Sindh government’s requests for issuance of red-warrants of at least 83 most-wanted criminals including Uzair Baloch, Noor Muhammad alias Baba Ladla and Taj Muhammad alias Taju, local newspaper Express News reported.
The report quoted governmental sources that the move was taken after submission of incomplete records and necessary documents of 3 criminals for issuance of legal orders by the higher authorities in order to make the criminals’ arrestment via Interpol.

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