KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan Councillor was shot dead in Orangi Town late Friday night.
According to the police, the councillor of UC-26, Anees Siddiqui, was in his house in Turi Bangash Colony when unidentified culprit barged in and shot him.
The killer fled the site while Siddiqui was taken to the hospital where he succumbed to the injuries he suffered.
The police said the murder seemed to be a target killing, but other aspects can’t be ruled out. A case has been registered and an investigation is under way.
MQM-P leaders Amir Khan and Farooq Sattar condemned the incident and demanded the culprits be arrested soon while an inquiry also be launched.