Sindh Bar Council Secretary, Irfan Ali Mehr, 40-year-old was shot dead in Karachi on Wednesday morning near his residence in Gulshan-e-Jauhar, reports Dawn News.
In the morning, he left his house to drop his daughter at school. He was driving near Chappal Plaza in Block 13 of Gulistan-i- Jauhar when two armed men on a motorcycle opened the fire and shot multiple times.
His body was moved to the hospital, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for post-mortem investigation.
The Police reached the crime scene and sealed it from the public. They [police] collected closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage from the crime scene.
CCTV footage clearly reveals that the perpetrators were wearing helmets, stopped Irfan’s car, and then shot him at point-blank range. The shooters managed to flee successfully from the spot.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Qamar Raza Jiskani said that it was likely to be a targeted killing, however, the real motive would be found out after a thorough investigation.
The bar council showed their condolences on the loss. The lawyers across Sindh boycotted the city courts today against the attack and demanded the assailant should be arrested immediately.
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