Karachi: A senior manager of Bol television was shot dead in an apparent attempt of car snatching in Karachi.

Ali Noman, the head of Bol’s Human Resource (HR) department, was gunned down in North Nazimabad Bock-E by unknown armed men who intercepted his vehicle and fired shots on him.He was on his way back home from office.

Police and rescue official said Noman was shifted to hospital in critical condition; however, he could not survive due to fatal gunshot wounds. Police said the incident seemed to be an attempt of car snatching during which the victim might have resisted. Further investigation was underway. On the other hand, Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon sought report from IG Police Sindh and Additional IG about the incident.

Sources said IG Ghulam Haider Jamali has constituted a special investigation team under Additional IG to probe into the murder.