Ahmadi man along with his Sunni neighbor shot dead in Orangi Town, Karachi

A man belonging to Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Zahoor Ahmed Kiyani, 46, was shot dead along with his Sunni neighbour Noorul Wahid in Mujahid Colony area of Orangi Town.

The police officials said that the deceased was sitting outside the house with his neighbour, when at least two armed men on a motorcycle came came up-close and shot him multiple times.

When the neighbour ran after the culprits to stop them from escaping, they shot him dead too.The bodies were taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for autopsy and were later handed over to their families.

Kiyani was an employee of the Anti-Narcotics Forces and was posted to the Anti-Smuggling Unit in Pakistan Customs. On the other hand, Ahmadiyya Muslim Community spokesperson, Saleemuddin, condemned the incident and demanded the law enforcers to arrest the culprits. “Kiyani sahib had no enmity with anyone,” he said, adding, “He was killed by armed men on sectarian basis.” His friend was killed because he tried to resist the assailants, he added. The police have registered an FIR No. 386/13 against unidentified people and have initiated further investigation.