KARACHI - An activist of the Mohajir Qaumi Movement-Haqiqi was shot dead near Taj Complex within the precincts of the Brigade Police Station on Saturday.
The victim, 36-year-old Tahir, son of Ghulam Rasool, was attacked by unidentified gunmen on MA Jinnah Road. He was hit by six bullets and died instantly.
The body was shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for medico-legal formalities.
According to DSP Ghulam Murtaza Malik, the victim was heading towards his residence from the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre when he was targeted.
Khalid Hameed, spokesman for the MQM-H, said Tahir was an active worker of the party’s unit-81 and nowadays he was living in Bahadurabad area. He said he was going home after donating blood for one Munawar, another MQM-H activist , who got injured in the wee hours of Saturday in Landhi. He said the victim was working for a private company as accountant.
The spokesman condemned the killing and demanded early arrest of his killers. Later, the body was handed over to the heirs. No case was registered till the filing of this report.
Tribute to Nusrat Bhutto: Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah paid rich tribute to Madar-i-Jamohriat, late Begum Nusrat Bhutto, on the occasion of her 83rd Birthday.
In a statement here, he said that the immense services of Begum Nusrat Bhutto for the country as well as for the cause of democracy will always be remembered. Qaim Ali Shah, who is also the provincial chief of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), pointed out that during the dictatorship of Gen Ziaul Haq, Begum Nusrat Bhutto very bravely led the PPP. He said that he contributions for the restoration of democracy in the country would always remain alive in the hearts of the people of Pakistan. Sindh Chief Minister said that Begum Sahiba also contributed a lot for the progress and development of the country as well as betterment of the people.