Unknown armed men opened fire on a vehicle, killing a man namely Abdul Habib, who was also a member of Karachi Chamber of Commerce.
KARACHI: A local leader of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP), Abdu Habib khilji, was gunned down on Monday night near Sakhi Hassan roundabout in the port city.
According to details, the assassination occurred near Sakhi Hassan area where unknown armed assailants opened fire at Abdul Habib Khilji’s vehicle and killed him. The deceased was also a member of Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI).
According to PSP's spokesperson, the deceased was the party candidate from Sindh Assembly constituency PS-122 Karachi, adding that the party was gathering further information regarding the incident.
PSP chief Syed Mustafa Kamal expressed grief at the incident and paid condolences to the bereaved family. He condemned the “new wave of attacks on political workers” in the provincial capital during the recent months.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah took notice of the incident and sought a report from additional inspector general (AIG) Karachi. Shah directed officials for immediate arrest of perpetrators.
Inspector General (IG) Sindh Kaleem Imam also took notice of the incident and sought a detailed report from senior superintendent of police (SSP) Central.