Unknown gunmen kill college principal in Karachi

KARACHI: Karachi observed another sectarian killing where the principal of Government Degree College Liaqatabad, Sibt e Jafar, was shot dead on Monday near Liaquatabad Sindhi Hotel, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. He belonged to Shia community and was very popular for his bold stance against on-going massacre of Shias in Pakistan.

Professor Syed Sibtain was on his way from the college to his home on motorcycle, when unknown gunmen intercepted him in Liaquatabad area and opened fire, killing him on the spot.

Meanwhile, the Shia Ulema council announced three days of mourning and demanded that the killers be arrested immediately. Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association (SAPLA) also announced to shut colleges across the province on Tuesday in protest against their colleague’s murder in broad daylight.