Senior police official shot dead in Karachi

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KARACHI: SSP Ejaz Haider was shot dead in Pehlwan Goth, Ary News reported.

According to sources, SSP Ejaz was in Gulistan-e-Jauhar’s area of Sohrab Goth in order to take care of private business. His vehicle was intercepted by a motorcyclist, who subsequently opened fire on the unsuspecting officer. Ejaz Haider succumbed to his injuries on the spot.

Police officials recovered 9mm bullet shells from the crime scene. The car of the SSP which was shot at by armed assailants, contained three women as well. One of the women being identified as Aqsa, also got injured in the attack. As per sources, one of the bullets hit Aqsa in the back, causing her to be injured. Two bullets hit the SSP in the head, which proved to be fatal and resulted in his death.  Ejaz Haider was stationed as SP Jail in Hyderabad and was only three days ago transferred to Karachi.

Ejaz Haider’s dead body has been shifted to Dar-ul-Sehat hospital in Gulistan-e-Jauhar, where a large number of senior police officials have gathered.

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