Jazlan Faisal allegedly murdered in Karachi’s Bahria Town by teenager over a ‘petty unimportant dispute’
The trend of showing off guns and weapons on Snapchat and Instagram has taken over most of the Pakistani youth, as the elite mindset of, especially in Sindh, once again reported. Dawn perfectly put it, “The deadly mix of gun culture and spoiled rich kids taking great pleasure in breaking the law with complete impunity.”
Earlier this week, 20-year-old Jazlan Faisal was allegedly shot dead by a teenager. Dawn reported that it was an unimportant, trivial issue on which Jazlan was allegedly murdered. In Karachi’s Bahria Town near the Eiffel Tower, Jazlan was driving his car, and the suspects shot him while commuting on the motorbike. However, after being shot, Jazlan suffered bullet wounds and was taken to Aga Khan University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. The initial investigation by the Gadap City SHO Fahad Hasan, as Dawn reported, revealed that the incident was a result of rash driving inside Bahria Town. Whereas, Dawn also quoted the SHO as, “Both victims and suspects were students belonging to rich families. The police detained suspect Hasnain and,” more to be arrested soon.
An Instagram page, @justiceforjazlan, in a slider post, claimed that Jazlan was on the way to a group study session when he tried to ask the rash underage bike driver to drive safely, “But they kept following and called another 15-20 men in cars with batons and guns, before the fight broke out,” resulting in the alleged murder.