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Funeral prayers offered for child killed in Karachi police firing

April 17 , 2019

 

 Funeral prayers were offered on Wednesday at the Sindh Baloch Housing Society in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar for one-and-a-half-year-old Ahsan who lost his life in a firing incident Tuesday night.

The child’s family, relatives and neighbours attended the funeral. He will be buried at a graveyard in Pehlwan Goth near Gulistan-e-Jauhar.

Related: Autopsy completed after toddler killed in Karachi police firing

His parents say he was shot by a policeman while they were getting into a rickshaw on University Road, near Safoora Chowrangi.

Two policemen, identified as Amjad and Abdul Samad, have been arrested. A case has been lodged at the Sacchal police station against four unidentified suspects for murder and attempted murder.

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