KARACHI: Five people were killed and seven others were injured in different incidents of violence on Thursday.
A private channel reporter, Nadir Shah (40) son of Muzafar Shah was shot dead by unidentified armed men in Korangi.
According to the Zaman Town Police Station SHO the accused Riaz and his accomplices killed Nadir Shah, resident of 4-Pole Korangi No 5 over a plot dispute and escaped. The body was shifted to Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center (JPMC) for an autopsy.
Abdul Qayum (23) son of Akram Khan was shot dead while Haji Adam (25) son of Mohammad Younus was injured in a firing incident near Memon Society, Kharadar Market. Both were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK).
In another incident, unidentified assailants near Boat Basin gunned down an unidentified person. The body was shifted to JPMC for an autopsy.
Shah Rasool (28), son of Habib Rasool, was shot dead by unidentified armed culprits in SITE area near Qabar Chowk. The body was shifted to CHK for medico-legal formalities. The police said that the motive of the incident was yet to be ascertained. The victim sustained nine bullet wounds. He hailed from Buner, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the police said. Asif (36) son of Imamuddin was shot dead by unidentified armed men at Mir Jam Goth in Malir. The body was shifted to JPMC for a postmortem examination. Two people, Haris (7) son of Amjad, and Naseer Ahmed (40) son of Taj Muhammad, were injured when unidentified armed men opened fire on them at Essa Goth in Malir. They were shifted to JPMC for treatment.
Separately, Abdullah (20) son of Nazeer Khan was injured in the firing of unidentified persons near Nazimabad No 2. He was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for treatment.
Asif (52), son of Ghulam Nabi, resident of Mehmoodabad was injured during resistance to robbery in Mehmoodabad near Parsi Gate. The injured was shifted to JPMC for treatment. The police said that a person Tariq Qureshi, son of Sadiq Qureshi, was sustained bullet injured by unidentified robbers during resistance over snatching at II Chundrigar road. The injured was shifted to CHK for treatment.
Meanwhile, Qaid Johar (49), son of Saif Uddin suffered a stray bullet injury at North Nazimabad Block C near Dolmen Mall, Hyderi. The injured was shifted to ASH for treatment.
In another incident, two alleged accused Shakeel Ahmed and Mohammad Shafi were arrested in injured condition on Tariq Road.
According to PS Ferozabad Station House Officer (SHO), the accused came on car on a service road at the Tipu Sultan Signal and an encounter took place between them and police. Resultantly, two accused, Shakeel Ahmed (35) son of Mohammad Ayub and Mohammad Shafi (30) son of Mohammad Hussain, were arrested in injured condition and the police recovered 2 TT pistols from their possession. Both were shifted to the JPMC for treatment. According to police, in another encounter took place between police and dacoits at Khyaban-e-Sahil Block 1 Clifton, an unidentified dacoit was killed, while his accomplice managed to escape. One pistol with 3 rounds and a motorcycle was recovered. The body was shifted to JPMC for an autopsy.
In a road accident, Akram (25) son of Mohammad Ghani was injured at Kemari Gate No 15. He was shifted to CHK for treatment.
In another road accident, Saleem (55) son of Allah Wasayo, was injured in Defence Phase 1, Khayaban-e-Shehbaz. He was shifted to JPMC for treatment.
Raju, (20) son of Mustafa Kamal was also injured in vehicle collision at KDA Surjani. He was shifted to ASH for treatment.
Separately, Additional Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Ghulam Qadir Thebo on Thursday summoned a meeting of the zonal DIGs, SSPs Karachi, DIG of CID, SSPs investigation and other senior police officers and took serious notice of target killings and killings of cops. In the meeting he reviewed the reports of the arrested accused and registered cases of this year so far.
He instructed SHOs and senior investigation officers (SIOs) to ensure a close coordination for an effective investigation of registered cases and increased intelligence collection in the respective areas for gathering secret information about incidents of target killing and carry out impartial crackdowns on the basis of obtained information. Thebo instructed zonal DIGs to ensure proper deployment of personnel in their respective police stations, headquarters, and other units.
He also instructed SHOs to ensure full coordination with the investigation department for swift investigation of cases on every level otherwise departmental and legal action would be taken against negligent officers.
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