Police inspector among three shot dead in Karachi

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – At least three people including a police official were killed in separate incidents of violence in the city, police said on Thursday.

Iqbal Mehmood, a sub-inspector of police was killed near Lal flats on Rashid Minhas road. Another police official and a civilian also sustained injuries in the incident.

“Iqbal was investigating different cases related to anti-terrorism court”, SSP Investigation said.

SP Gulshan-e-Iqbal said that the police officer was riding a motorcycle at the time of the incident while the suspects were driving a car.

In a separate incident, a man was killed in port city’s Jamshed Road near Pardah Park. SP Jamshed Town Tahir Noorani termed the incident as target-killing.

Similarly, in anther incident, a man in Korangi Industrial Area was shot dead. He was later identified as Rizwan.

SSP Nauman Siddiqui said that the police had arrested the killer and recovered weapons from him.

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