A 15-year-old Afghan boy was allegedly killed by a flat-owner in Karachi's Karimabad area on Sunday after he demanded Rs 25 (about 16 AFs) for cleaning the flat's staircase.
According to ANI news agency, Ayaz Malik, the resident of old Karimabad, opened fire on the boy, Noor Agha, after the latter asked to be paid for the service, Dawn newspaper quoted the senior superintendent of police (SSP) Karachi Central as saying.
ANI reported that the victim was a garbage collector, along with his brother and others - all of whom were residents of Machar Colony of Sohrab Goth.
The suspect managed to escape but have registered a cas, ANI reported.
The incident comes days after a woman in Pakistan's Punjab chopped off a 13-year-old boy's right hand with a fodder cutting machine for demanding his salary of Rs 3000.