Pakistani politician, wife found dead at home in Karachi

Authorities say it is unclear whether Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani, a provincial minister, and his wife died from murder or suicide

KARACHI, Pakistan:  Pakistani police say they have found the bullet-riddled bodies of a veteran politician and his wife at their home in Karachi.

Authorities say it is unclear whether Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani, a provincial minister, and his wife died from murder or suicide.

Bijarani, a veteran leader of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), was the Planning and Development Minister in Sindh province, the Dawn reported.
Bijarani and his wife Fariha Razzaq, who was a journalist, were found dead in their bedroom, the door to which was locked.

Senior police officer Tauqeer Naeem says servants found the bodies of the couple in their bedroom on Thursday and that there was no sign of robbery.

Bijrani is from the party of former president Asif Ali Zardari and was formerly a federal minister.

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