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Senior news producer shot dead in Karachi during attempted robbery

Samaa Tv News Producer Ather Mateen, 42, recieved 3 bullets

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Senior News Producer Ather Mateen Ahmed was shot dead in Karachi’s locality of North Nazimabad on Friday morning. 

As being reported he received 3 bullets during an attempted robbery while driving near KDA chorangi North Nazimabad.

The incident occurred around 9 am as the deceased tried to prevent a passerby on the road from being mugged.

According to SSP Central Rana Maroof, Ather Mateen hit the motorbike of the robbers while trying to thwart the robbery. 

According to the SSP, the accused fell from their motorcycle and opened fire on the vehicle, killing Ather Mateen.

According to the police, one of the motorcyclists, who fell on the ground, opened fire at Mateen’s car.

The assailant fired three shots, but Mateen sustained only one bullet injury which killed him on the spot, the police said.

After the incident, the accused left their motorcycle, snatched another citizen’s bike, and fled.

Investigation into the incident is underway and Police are getting details of the motorcycle left by the accused.

While talking to SAMAA, SP Gulberg Tahir Nawarni said that Samaa TV’s senior news producer Ather Mateen was returning home from school after dropping his kids between 8:30 am and 9:00 am when the motorcycle tried to stop him.



the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.