Private security guard kills 'thief' near Tariq Road.

KARACHI -- A suspect was shot dead and his companion was wounded by a private security guard during an attempted theft near Tariq Road on Saturday.

Ferozabad police officer Nizam said that two suspects were trying to steal the glass of a car in Block-2 of PECHS when the security guard, Lal Marjan opened fire on them. As a result, one of the suspects was killed and his companion was wounded.

Both the suspects were taken to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, where Raza was pronounced dead on arrival and the wounded suspect was identified as Robin Hamid.

The police have taken the guard into custody for interrogation.

Man shot dead

A man was shot dead in Pak Colony on Saturday after noon, Pak Colony SHO Mohammed Ashraf Malik said.

He said the deceased, Khan Zareen, 50, was standing near Dhobi Ghat when armed pillion riders opened fire on him and sped away. The victim died on the spot, he added.

The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for legal formalities.

The victim originally hailed from Bajaur Agency. His relatives, who rushed to the hospital, told the police that they had an old enmity with their rivals at their native place.

Young man stabbed to death

A 26-year old man was murdered in Sohrab Goth on Saturday.

Police said that Riaz Husain was stabbed to death by unknown suspects at the Al-Asif Square bus stand off Superhighway. The police suspected some personal enmity behind the murder.

The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.

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