Students protest as Karachi University professor shot dead

29 Apr, 2015 1:05 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – An assistant professor of the University of Karachi (KU) was shot dead in Federal B. area on Wednesday.

Dr Syed Waheedur Rahman was killed when unidentified gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire on his car while he drove towards the university to deliver his lecture. The suspects fled the scene after the attack. He belonged to the Mass Communication Department.

Meanwhile, students of the KU staged protests outside the department against the professors killing.

They were holding placards and banners calling for the arrest of the target killers. “We want security for our professors,” one student said.

A complete strike will be observed in Karachi University on Thursday.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered immediate arrest of the killers.



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