Couple shot dead in Karachi


KARACHI: A couple was shot dead in Shah Latif town area of the metropolis on Tuesday night.

According to police, Muhammad Ibrar, aged 27 and Shahaba, 30, had run away from their houses and married in secret around a six month ago. They came from Bannu to Karachi and resided in Shah Latif town‘s Sector-20.

Unknown assailants enter their house and shot the couple, police added. Police further said Muhammad Abrar was shot six times and Shabana five times.

The police believe it was an honour killing. The suspects came on a motorcycle and fled on the same vehicle.

The bodies were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center for medico-legal formalities.