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Court remands MQM-L target killer until April 30

KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Saturday approved physical remand of an alleged target killer affiliated with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London (MQM-L) until April 30, ARY News reported.

Former sector in-charge of the MQM-L Kanwar Imran was produced before the court in Karachi.

Police said the arrested suspect was in-charge of the target killing team of Gulbahar Sector, Nazimabad.

Police said the suspect had confessed of involvement in several incidents of target killing.

“The suspect was involved in murder of former town nazim and Jamaat-e-Islami leader Dr Pervez Mehmood as well. He is a fugitive in Pervez Mehmood murder case,” said police.

They said the suspect was also responsible for hoarding weapons and ammunitions in Karachi.

On April 23, the law enforcement agencies had claimed to have arrested two suspected target killers associated with MQM-London in Surjani Town area of Karachi.

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Rangers spokesperson had said, “Acting on a tip-off, the paramilitary force conducted raid at house in Kaneez Fatima society and arrested two target killers associated with MQM-L.”

He had said that the suspects were identified as Pervez alias Lamba and Rehan Farooqi alias Rehan Chitta and added, “They are involve in target killings, extortion, snatching of sacrificial animals’ hides and other heinous crimes.”



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