Activist Allegedly Shot Dead By UC Chairman In Karachi. Mother Dies Upon Hearing News
A man identified as local leader of Sindhi nationalist party Irshad Ranjhani was publicly shot dead allegedly by UC Council Chairman Raheem Shah in Bhains Colony in Karachi.
In a viral video, Ranjhani can be seen wounded and bloodied up after the UC chairman allegedly shot him multiple times. Ranjhani succumbed to his wounds later.
According to reports, Ranjhani’s mother died after she saw dead body of her son. According to his family members, Ranjhani had gone missing 3 days ago, while his dead body was received yesterday.
Shah claimed that he opened fire on Ranjhani to foil a robbery attempt. He claimed that two men on a motorbike, including Ranjhani, tried to rob him. One of them, he added, managed to escape while he shot Ranjhani.
Journalist Majid Agha said that Raheem Shah had stopped people from rushing the wounded to the hospital. “Everything is recorded,” he said, adding that Raheem Shah should be punished and made an example of.
Irshad Ranjhani has been brutally killed by UC Chairman Raheem Shah in Karachi. After shooting him multiple times, Raheem Shah stopped people from taking Irshad Ranjhani to hospital. Everything is recorded, Raheem Shah should be punished & made example. #JusticeForIrshadRanjhani
— Majid Agha (@Majid_Agha) February 8, 2019
Eyewitnesses said that Ranjhani remained on road for an hour and was taken to the police station instead of being rushed to the hospital.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Nafisa Shah said she was shocked to hear about the incident. “Hope the law enforcement agencies will arrest the culprits and bring them to justice,” she said.
Shocked at the horrifying and brutal murder of a young man – Irshad Ranjhani – in Karachi. Hope the law enforcement agencies will arrest the culprits and bring them to justice. #JusticeForIrshadRanjhani
— Nafisa Shah (@ShahNafisa) February 8, 2019
Pakistan Youth Organization Sindh President Javed Nayab Leghari said that ‘Raheem Shah killed Ranjhani in front of a mob’. He also called for police to take action against those responsible.
PMLN UC Chairman Bhains colony malir khi, RahimShah Killed #IrshadRanjhani in front of mob, Police must take action, Law cant be taken into hand, Irshad Ranjhani was activist of Nationalist party. #JusticeforIrshadRanjhani
— Javed Nayab Laghari (@JavedNLaghari) February 8, 2019
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