Sindh Bar Council official gunned down

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A lawyer was killed by unidentified assailants in a gun attack on his vehicle in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Johar area on Wednesday morning.

Rescue sources said that in a suspicious target killing incident, a lawyer named Advocate Irfan Mehar was gunned down by unidentified assailants in Gulistan-e-Johar Block 13 when he was driving his vehicle along with his children to their school and the armed men opened fire at his car. The lawyer has reportedly died on the spot.

CCTV footage showed the armed men on two motorcycles while stopping Irfan Mehar’s vehicle. They opened fire on the lawyer in front of the students on another motorcycle who were passing through the road.

The attackers managed to flee from the scene. Police rushed to the scene and started an investigation into the incident.

Sindh High Court Bar Association president Haider Imam Rizvi condemned the killing of Irfan Mehar and said that the gruesome murder of the lawyer exhibited the rule of lawlessness in the metropolis. He demanded the immediate arrest of the murderers.

 

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