Former Sunni Tehreek activist among six gunned down

KARACHI: A former Sunni Tehreek activist was gunned down near his house in the Bohra Pir area, the Risala police said on Sunday. Kamran Ahsan Ilahi, 29, was sitting outside his house in Choona Bhatti Compound near the Siddique mosque when two unidentified men arrived on a motorcycle and opened fire on him. Ilahi sustained two bullet wounds and died on the spot. His body was shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) and first information report (FIR 341/10) registered against the suspects. A bullet-riddled body of a man of Bengali origin was found near Korangi 100 Quarters, the Zaman Town police said. Abdullah Sona Bengali, 28, was kidnapped from Ali Akbar Shah Goth in Ibrahim Hyderi, where he had his residence, and his body was later dumped after he was gunned down. Bengali’s body was shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC).He had several criminal cases registered against him at different police stations and had a dispute with the Alam Bengali gangster group. It is possible that the Bengali group was involved in the murder. Another man of Bengali origin was gunned down at his house in Kausar Niazi Colony, the North Nazimabad police said. Three unidentified men broke into the house of Ayub Bengali, 42, in the wee hours and opened fire on him. Bengali died on the spot and FIR No 940/10 was registered against the suspects. A garments trader was gunned down near his house in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, the Aziz Bhatti police said. Imran Khan, 45, was standing near his house in Block 13-B when unidentified men arrived in a Prado Jeep and opened fire on him. Khan sustained serious wounds and was shifted to the Liaquat National Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

A man was gunned down near his house in Patel Para, the Jamshed Quarters police said. Forty-year-old Arshad Mian alias Cheetah was standing near his house at Jahangir Road when two unidentified men arrived on the scene and opened fire on him. Mian died on the spot and his body was shifted to the CHK. He had several criminal cases registered against him at the Jamshed Quarters and Soldier Bazaar police stations. It is possible that his accomplices were involved in the murder. A bullet-riddled body of a man who appeared to be Urdu-speaking was found near the Dawood Chowrangi in Landhi, the Quaidabad police said. The unidentified man’s body was found near a traffic check-post and shifted to the JPMC – Dailytimes