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Man involved in double murder case nabbed by Karachi police

KARACHI: Police claimed on Saturday to have arrested a suspect in a double murder case, ARY News reported.

The police said the accused, riding a motorcycle, had sprayed a rickshaw with bullets near Younus Chowrangi in Landhi area, killing two people, including a woman.

Acting swiftly, the police nabbed the man who was allegedly involved in the firing incident.

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The SSP Malir said the woman victim was not the target of the assailants but the man, named as Imam Ubaidur Rehman, who belonged to Muzaffarabad.

The ill-fated woman, Zahida, hailed from Thatta and had come to the port city to meet relatives, he added.

The police officer said the incident seems to be a result of personal enmity.

He said the accused was arrested after being nominated in the FIR of the shooting as raids are being conducted to arrest his accomplices.

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