Sindh minister, wife found shot dead in Karachi house


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KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Planning and Development and a senior member of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani and his wife, also a former provincial minister, were found shot dead at their residence Thursday morning.

Bijrani and his wife Fareeha Razak, a known activist and a former member of Sindh Cabinet were killed sometime last night.

Their bodies were recovered from their bedroom, reportedly locked from outside.

According to police sources, investigations are underway and nothing substantial can be shared at the moment.

Sardar of a large Baloch tribe Bijarani had a strong following in the remote parts of the province and was highly respected by people for his commitment to the cause of democracy and also for his literary pursuits.