KARACHI: Sindh Bar Council Secretary Irfan Ali Mehr was killed in a gun attack near his house in the Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi, News channels reported, citing police and rescue officials on Wednesday.
The incident took place in Gulistan-e-Jauhar Block 13. Mehr was being transported to the hospital when he died on the way.
According to the police, the accused fired several shots in a row at Mehr and escaped.
Lawyer Naeem Qureshi said that Mehr, 45, was a resident of Gulistan-e-Jauhar and returned to Block 13 in his car to drop off his daughter to school. But two suspects on a motorcycle hit him in the car.
Police have also received closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera footage of the shooting of the lawyer in Gulistan-e-Jauhar. In the video, the accused can be seen wearing helmets. One of them is seen firing on a vehicle.