London-based fashion designer found dead at his Karachi flatSeptember 1st, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 1 (ANI): Thirty-two year old Sheikh-Amer Hassan, a London-based fashion designer who had dressed Jemima Khan, was found dead in his flat in Karachi on Saturday.
According to Clifton Inquiry Officer SI Mohammad Aslam Kolachi, the police were informed by Hassans watchman Tariq who found the body in the bedroom of his flat in the well-known Shaikh Villas of Zamzama Boulevard, Clifton.
His hands and feet were tied with a telephone wire. He had been shot four times at close range.
According to the IO, three men were with him when he returned home from a party. The police have registered an FIR against unidentified persons.
Affiliated with the SAH-London Fashion PR Company, Hasan had studied at the London College of Fashion. He had held many fashion shows in Pakistan and abroad.
Hasan, who wrote a column Sheikh Villa, recently worked as a director of fashion for a private television channel.
In 1986, he joined the London College of Fashion and studied Art History and Architecture at Bourneville College of Art. He launched his first womens wear collection in 1996 in London. (ANI)