According to law enforcement agencies the killing was targeted and another incident of sectarian killing. Police reached the incident place and started investigation. Lot of people also gathered near Imam Bargah.
In March 2012 son of the leader of Jafaria Alliance Kamal Rizvi was killed by unknown gunman in Patel Para. In the recent few weeks sectarian killing has once again started in Karachi and other cities.
On 13th May famous Islamic scholar Maulana Aslam Sheikhpuri was killed in firiong incident. Police has failed to stop the ongoing sectarian and targeted killing.