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Pakistani student shot dead while resisting robbers in Sydney

Kamran Yousaf (Marhoom)

SBS Radio Sydney Broadcasts National wide Interview of Syed Zafar Hussain about Young Pakistani Student Deceased Kamran Yousaf

• 6pm-Sunday,20th October, 2013 - By Rehan Alavi, 05 Mins 22 Secs - 2.5 MB

"Newly married Pakistani student shot dead while resisting robbers in Australia. His dead body Now reached to Pakistan. What could be the impact of this incident on students at back home who are looking for Australian study dream? Renowned Journalist Syed Zafar Hussain sharing details of the news details with SBS Urdu."

Mr Kamran Yousaf 28, was working at the Villawood Value Fruit Market on Saturday, 12 Oct 2013 when two men stormed into the shop about 3.45pm.Mr Kamran Yousaf is believed to have struggled with one of the offenders before the second offender shot him twice – once in the head, and once in the stomach. Police and paramedics performed CPR on Mr Yousaf but he died at the scene.

Customers and staff held the other man to the ground until police arrived. There were at least six customers in the fruit shop when the shooting occurred. Linh Dang, 27, from Sadleir, was arrested at the fruit shop and charged with armed robbery and Mr Kamran Yousuf’s murder.

Police scoured CCTV from nearby businesses and search for the alleged gunman. Within 24 hours Sydney Police arrested the 27-year-old man at a home in Villawood on Monday,14 Oct 2013 night. The second man to be charged over the fatal shooting of Pakistani student Kamran Yousaf on Saturday afternoon. The man was charged with one count of murder and one count of robbery while armed with a dangerous weapon. A MAN Lance Lachlan Murdoch, 27, of Villawood charged with the fatal shooting of a western Sydney fruit store worker has been formally refused bail during a brief mention. Now both offenders are in Jail.

Deceased Kamran was born May1985 in Jalal Pur Jattan District Gujrat Lived his life in Pakistan then in Beirut and ended in Australia as he came here for his higher education in December 2012 and was doing his Masters in the Professional Accounting. On the Eid day, Wednesday, 16th Oct his funeral pray was held at the Rooty Hill Mosque and same night his dead body was send to Pakistan by Thai airways.

Rehan Alavi, Producer Urdu Language

After this sad incidence, all Pakistani community living in Australia is in shock and fear. 6pm,On Sunday, 20th October 2013, Mr. Rehan Alavi, Broadcaster and Producer Urdu Language Program, SBS Radio Sydney Broadcasts Exclusive Interview of Syed Zafar Hussain, Editor-in-Chief Sada-e-Watan on National wide Link. Syed Zafar Hussain explains the tragic death of young Pakistani Student Mr Kamran Yousaf. Mr. Zafar said this is not only a matter of great sorrow for the Muslim Community rather a matter of great concern for the Overseas Pakistanis, especially for the parents of the students studying in Australia. He condemned this innocent killing and hope that justice will be given to the Poor family of Deceased Pakistan National Kamran Yousaf.

Syed Zafar Hussain

During the Interview,Syed Zafar Hussain appreciates for giving urgent and best services by High Commissioner Abdul Malik Abdullah, Sardar Balakh Sher Khosa Counsellor Community Welfare Australia, other Pak Diplomats,OPF,MOFA,NSW Police, Australian Pakistani Community and Government of Australia. Mr.S.Zafar Hussain Suggests that Pakistan Association of Australia, Pakistan Australia Business Council and Australia Pakistan Medical Association should open a joint welfare Bank Account for the family of Deceased Kamran Yousaf.

For Listening, Please click this Link of Zafar Hussain’s Interview on the website of the SBS


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