Rangers produced MQM worker Umair Siddiqui in the anti terrorism court today and submitted a report in the court regarding the investigations.
According to the Rangers report, MQM worker made some critical revelations and admitted that he [Umair Siddqui] was operating a group of target killers comprised of 23 members. The group committed killings of 120 opponents.
“The team of target killers was formed on the orders of MQM Karachi Tanzeemi Committee (KTC) member Hammad Siddiqui”, informed Umair during investigation.
“Around 300 target killers are hiding in surrounding of the party headquarter Nine-Zero”, Umair disclosed in the report.
Umair also confessed that he had killed nephew of MQM Leader Amir Khan and gunman of Pakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) Faisal Raza Abidi.
“Target killers of MQM also gun down their party members”, Umair said.
The report stated that Umair informed the Rangers that MQM used ambulances to transport arms and ammunition.
According to the report the suspect disclosed during interrogation that in 2008, MQM’s Deputy Convener Anees Qaim Khani held a meeting to gear up targeted killings on linguistic basis.
He also revealed that through an arms dealer in Quetta he purchased weapons for MQM’s militant wing. He confessed on an instance he bought 40 Kalashnikovs, eight LMGs, one rocket launcher, six G3s, five China rifles and three MGs.
Umair confessed of casting fake votes to MQM MPA Faisal Sabzwari during General Elections 2013.
He also admitted that MQM Sector Incharge Rehman Bhola had set the Baldia Factory on fire.
Umair Siddiqui was arrested on February 15 from his house.
Following is the press release issued by Rangers,