Police nab two MQM-L target killers in Karachi raid


KARACHI, Mar 07 (DNA): Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested two

men hailing from Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-London) for their alleged

involvement in target killing incidents in the city.

According to police, a raid was carried out by Shahra-e-Faisal police

station team in Gulistan-e-Jauher area of the city to arrest Saeed

Hashmi and Asad Raza for their alleged involvement in target killing


“They were wanted by the authorities in various incidents of terrorism

and target killing,” they said.

In November 2019, the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Sindh

police claimed to have arrested two target killers associated with the

Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London (MQM-L).

The arrested target killers were identified as Asadullah Khan alias

Inqalabi and Muhammad Jan alias Janu. SSP CTD Ghulam Sarwar Abro said

the suspects are close aides of MQM-L’s Hammad Siddiqui.

He claimed they have confessed to murdering six persons after kidnapping

them. The accused had later thrown their bodies stuffed in gunny backs

on the Shareefabad flyover, he added. DNA