Lawyer, cleric killed in Karachi

January 9, 2015 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Office-bearer of a religious party and a lawyer were killed in separate violence incidents here on Saturday.

A man, Abdul Hakeem alias Siddiq, 40, belonging to Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat was shot and injured by two unidentified motorcyclists near 24-Market in Baldia Town. He was rushed to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for treatment but succumbed to his injuries.

According to rescue sources, Hakeem was district president of his party in Baldia area.

In another incident, a lawyer, Malik Tanveer, was shot dead by unidentified motorcyclists when he was riding car along with his wife near 23rd Street in DHA Phase 1. The body was shifted to JMPC for medico-legal formality. However, the accused managed to flee from spot.

SSP South Tariq Dharejo said that the slain lawyer received two bullets on his chest and his mobile phone was also missing while a case is lodged and police are investigating from different angles.

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