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Karachi mayor’s official vehicle snatched at gunpoint

KARACHI: Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar’s official car was snatched away by unidentified armed men on Saturday, according to the police.

Police said that the vehicle of the mayor was snatched from Shehbaz Commercial in the Defence area of Karachi.

Fortunately, the mayor was not in the car at the time of the incident and his driver was the only one present.

The Karachi mayor confirmed the incident and said that he had submitted a request for the filing of a first investigation report (FIR).

Meanwhile, the DIG South suspended SHO of Darakshan Police Station following the incident.

PakistanToday

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