karachi - Three people were killed in separate acts of violence in different parts of the city, while police claimed to have killed an alleged TTP militant and a robber in separate shootouts on Sunday. 

According to details, 24-year-old Naila and her alleged paramour, Azeem Khan, were killed at Christian Para, Moinabad within the limits of Sharafi Goth Police Station. Police claimed to have arrested accused Musawir Khan, recovering a pistol from his custody.

SHO Irfan Meo, while quoting initial investigation, said the accused killed his sister Naila and her paramour in the name of honour. He said Naila was married to a person namely Iqbal without her consent while she wanted to marry Azeem.

The incident took place when Azeem came to visit Naila but her brother shot the couple on the spot. Their bodies were taken to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for autopsy.

Separately, a youth was shot dead near Islam Chowk in Orangi Town within the limits of Pakistan Bazaar Police Station.

SHO Nasir Mehmood said the deceased was a drug addict and was shot and killed apparently by his comrades over drugs; however, the deceased has yet to be identified while his body was moved to morgue for identification after completing medico-legal formalities at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.

Meanwhile, a militant allegedly involved in the Abbas Town bombing was killed during an exchange of fire with Crime Investigation Department (CID) at Musharraf Colony in Mauripur. CID officials said the encounter took place when police, being tipped off, raided a militants’ hideout.

SP Mazhar Mashwani said the militants opened indiscriminate firing on the police and tried to escape. However, in retaliation, the CID police also fired back and after an exchange of fire, a militant was killed while his accomplice managed to escape under the cover of fire.

The killed militant was later identified as Khanzada aka Toor Khan. He was a close aide of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief operational commander in Karachi, Khan Zaman.

Mashwani said Khan was an expert of making improvised explosive devices by attaching them with motorcycles. He was accused of providing 300 kg explosives to carry out the Abbas Town bombings.

Separately, an alleged robber was killed during an exchange of fire with police near Falak Naz apartment on Shara-e-Faisal. Police said the encounter took place when two suspects were looting a woman travelling on a rickshaw.

 The suspects on police personnel approaching them opened fire at them and tried to escape. The police personnel also retaliated and killed one of the suspects while another managed to escape.



Jamaat-e-Islami Chief Siraj-ul-Haq has said that the resolution of all issues and problems faced by the people lies in imposition of Islamic laws in the country.

He expressed these views while addressing a Dawat-e-Iftar at Baldia Town Karachi here on Sunday.

JI Sindh Chief Dr Mairaj-ul-Huda Siddiqui, JI Karachi Chief Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman, General Secretary Abdul Wahab, Muslim Pervez, Laeeq Khan, Zahid Askari, leaders of JUI, Jamat-ut-Dawa and others were also present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion, Siraj-ul-Haq said that IDPs of North Waziristan should be allowed to return back to their native towns before Eid-ul-Fitr, so that they can celebrate Eid in their homes.

“The rulers have failed to fulfil their promises made with the people before elections”, he added.

He appealed to the people to stand with Jamaat-e-Islami for eliminating corruption, nepotism and terrorism from the country.

“We want justice, supremacy of law and transparent judicial system”, he added. Talking about the Karachi law and order situation, Siraj-ul-Haq said that an ethnic party has destroyed the peace in Karachi. 

He further announced to initiate a massive campaign from Tribal Areas to other parts of the country for imposition of Islamic laws and Shariat in the country.