MQM’s Amir opened fire on ‘Mohabbat-e-Sindh’ rally
According to details, a report of investigation with MQM worker and the party’s administrative committee member Amir alias Sarphata was presented in Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Wednesday.
Sarphata, who was arrested during the Rangers raid on Nine Zero, confessed firing upon ‘Mohabbat-e-Sindh’ rally in Karachi, which killed six people and injured 22 others.
The confessional statement says that MQM’s then administrative committee in-charge Hammad Siddiqui ordered him to sabotage the rally which he accomplished with the help of other party workers namely Mubashir, Faisal, Manzoor alias Majjoo, Amir, Kamran Kala and Shahzad.
Amir Sarphata was arrested from MQM headquarters ‘Nine Zero’ along with a lot of other suspects in a Rangers raid on March 11. He was employed in Health Department in 1997 and was made party’s sector in-charge in 2012.
The court after the hearing, granted remand of Amir Sarphata to Rangers till April 7, 2015.