Qatar Hospital MLO gunned down in Karachi

Karachi: Medicolegal officer MLO of Qatar Hospital was gunned down in Orangi town area of the city on Monday.

However, Pakistan Medical Association PMA Karachi strongly condemned the brutal murder.

According to police, unknown gunmen opened fire on a man near Orangi Town No. 7 Qatar Mor, within the remit of Orangi Town police station. The victim was later identified as Dr Irfan Qureshi, 54, son of Minhajuddin Qureshi.

Police said Qureshi was serving as MLO at Qatar Hospital located in Orangi Town and also running his own private medical facility in the vicinity.

Police said further investigation was under way.

However, following the murder of doctor an emergency meeting of Pakistan Medical Association PMA Karachi was held at PMA House on Monday.

The leaders of PMA strongly condemned the brutal murder of Dr Irfan and demanded of the government to arrest the culprits. They further demanded for compensation of bereaved family.

The participants of meeting also offered Fateha for the departed soul. They prayed that may Allah, the Almighty rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage of bereaved family to bear this loss with fortitude.