According to police officials, a 25-year-old security guard named Umar Zaman, who was deployed with a private company’s delivery van, opened fire on dacoits who tried to stop the van.
As a result, one of the dacoits was shot in the hand, but the security guard was fatally shot by the dacoit.
In a separate incident, a young online taxi driver was allegedly shot dead by unknown assailants in the Safoora Town area of Karachi, and his body was recovered from Safoora Chowk.
Initial police inquiries revealed that the driver, identified as Shahzeb, was traveling from Hyderabad to Karachi, and his bullet-ridden body was found in bushes near Safoora Chowk. The police also mentioned that the deceased’s father had turned off the car’s tracker when he found his mobile phone switched off.