CTD Sindh arrest policeman among five MQM ‘target killers’


KARACHI: Sindh police’s Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Thursday claimed to have arrested five alleged target killers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (London) including a policeman, who were involved killing of 20 people including five policemen.
Addressing a press conference, CTD Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Munir Ahmed Shaikh said the police arrested the suspects from Korangi area after an “encounter”.
The held suspects were identified as Muhammad Rizwan, a serving policeman, Muhammad Kamran alias Munna, Muhammad Kamran alias Maulana, Faheem Lodhi and Adnan Shaikh.
According to the SSP, Rizwan was recruited on recommendation of the “MQM setup”
Shaikh alleged that Rizwan had remained involved in target killings of the policemen before and after his recruitment.
“They carried out targeted killings of workers of MQM, MQM-H and Awami National Party and policemen on directions of the party’s South Africa set up,” the SSP claimed.
He pointed out that during the initial investigation, the held suspects “confessed” to killing their colleagues in the party “on directions of the South Africa setup, as the victims were considered harmful for the party.”


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