Sixty-year-old Malik Ata, a former member of the provincial assembly, was shot dead Saturday in the city's Mehmoodabad area,News Agencies reported.
The leader was sitting outside his house when two armed men, riding a motorcycle, arrived and sprayed him with bullets. He died at the hospital.
Police said Malik's murder seemed to be sectarian in nature.
Islamabad: As many as 11 people, including a former member of the provincial assembly, have been gunned down in different parts of Pakistan's port city of Karachi, News agencies reported Sunday.
First Published: Sunday, September 23, 2012, 11:04