KARACHI: A police official who was investigating in a case pertaining to the murder of anchorperson Mureed Abbas sustained serious injuries in a targeted attack.
Sub-inspector Ghous Alam was attacked by four gunmen on two motorbikes who opened fire at him when his vehicle stopped at a traffic signal in the Khudadad Colony neighborhood.
Alam who sustained serious injuries was admitted to Jinnah Hospital for medical treatment. According to SSP (investigation), he received a bullet in his face.
Reportedly, hours before the attack, Alam had arrested Adil Zaman, a prime suspect in the case.
Alam is posted at the investigation department of the South Zone police and was working on scores of major cases.