June 12, 2021

Unrelenting street crime claims life of Usman Institute of Technology’s head

Dr Zahir Ali Syed, the director of Karachi’s Usman Institute of Technology , a non-profit engineering studies institute affiliated with the NED University, was shot dead on Friday in a broad daylight incident in District East.As the Karachi police said the academic was killed for offering resistance during a mugging bid, the UIT director has, according to media reports, become the ninth victim who lost his life due to street crime since Karachi got its new police chief last month.The tragic...