Sunday, May 22, 2011

2 lawyers killed in Karachi

Four people, including two brothers, were killed amid the incidents of violence in Karachi on Saturday.

According to police, unidentified men shot at a car in Musharraf Colony that killed two brothers Nazir Abbas and Altaf Hussain. Police sent their dead bodies to Karachi Civil Hospital for autopsy. Both brothers were lawyers, killed in firing by unidentified gunmen.

Following the incident, the lawyers protested and boycotted routine activities in the City Courts. Police told the media that the slain brothers belonged to Chakwal and had been living in Karachi for last several years.

They had no enmity with anyone, told their brother. Slain lawyer Altaf Hussain was a former member of the Karachi Bar Association. The members of the Karachi Bar Association’s governing body protested and boycotted routine activities in the City Courts and demanded quick action against the killers.(Pakistan Observer)

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