KARACHI: Six more people lost their lives in different acts of violence in the city on Monday.
A 25-year-old man, Sajid Khan, son of Shireen Khan, was gunned down by unidentified armed men in Machhar Colony within the remit of Docks police station.
The body was moved to Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities.
Police said the man was going home after performing his duty in Shinwari hotel as waiter when the incident took place. He received one bullet and died on the spot. Police have registered FIR 53/2013 under section 302 against unidentified accused.
Separately, two men bearing bullets and torture marks were found dead in Old Hajji Camp within the jurisdiction of Napier police station. The victims were identified as 35-year-old Akbar, son of Umer, and 32-year-old Zahid, son Imamuddin.
The bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for autopsies.
Police said both men were the owners of a tailor shop in Usmanabad, Garden area and used to go Lyari for collection of cloths. They said that the men also went to Lyari yesterday for some work but did not return back. On late Monday night, their bodies were found from Hajji Camp area.
Similarly, the body of a man bearing torture marks was found from Kagzi Bazaar, Kharadar, within the precinct of Kharadar police station. The victim was identified as Muhammad Amin, 55, son of Abdul Sattar. The body was brought to CHK for a postmortem.
Police said the victim died of severe torture as no bullet wound was found on his body. Meanwhile, two men, aged around 20 to 25, were found dead in Jalbani Goth, Malir Town, within the limits of Khokhrapar police station. The identity of both victims could not be ascertained yet. The bodies were moved to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities.