KARACHI: Unknown armed men shot dead a local leader of the Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Monday night here near Sakhi Hassan Chowrangi, police said.
Rescue officials said unknown armed men opened fire on a vehicle and killed a man, who police later identified as Abdul Habib.
Habib, also a member of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), was the party candidate from Sindh Assembly's PS-122 constituency, a PSP spokesperson said, adding that the party was gathering further information regarding the incident.Meanwhile, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah took notice of the incident, seeking a report from additional inspector-general (AIG) of Karachi and directing officials for the immediate arrest of perpetrators.
On the other hand, Dr Syed Kaleem Imam, the inspector-general (IG) of police for Sindh, also took notice of the incident and sought a detailed report from the senior superintendent of police (SSP) for District Central.
—Additional reporting from Kashif Mushtaq in Karachi