Couple shot dead in Karachi


KARACHI: A couple was shot dead in Superhighway area, Karachi on Tuesday night.

Amir and Mukhatiba had run away from their houses and married in secret around a year ago, according to Malir Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Adeel Hussain Chandio.

The couple was on their way back home to Orangi Town in a rickshaw after visiting Mukhatiba’s house when they were shot dead by unknown assailants, SSP Chandio added.

“Amir was shot in the head while Mukhatiba was shot in her chest and shoulder,” SSP Malir further said.

The SSP said that police was waiting for Amir’s family and did not register a case at the behest of Mukhatiba’s family.

SSP Chandio also said that further investigations will be conducted after police made contact with Amir’s family.