Security guard kills Peshawar DIG's son in Karachi

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Karachi [Pakistan], April 22 (ANI): A police guard murdered the 27-year-old son of a deputy inspector general (DIG) of Peshawar police at their residence in Karachi's Defence Housing Authority (DHA) on Saturday. The Dawn quoted police, as saying that Umair Shahab, the son of DIG Shahab Mazhar Wali, was strangled to death by Faqir Mohammad, a police guard stationed for security at their house in Khayaban-e-Seher of DHA Phase 6 during a scuffle. POlice further revealed that after killing Umair, Mohammad locked himself in a room. Police broke down the door and took him into custody. In his confessional statement, Mohammad said he had intended to ask Umair's mother to give him Rs.200,000, which he wanted to send to his family in his native village. When he tried to approach the woman to ask her for the amount, he was accosted by Umair, who stopped him from going upstairs to his mother's room. (ANI with inputs)