May 12 Mayhem
More accused persons were arrested for their alleged involvement in the mass killings and nine challans were submitted by the police department.
KARACHI: A Muthaida Qaumi Movement-London (MQM-L) worker Mirza Rizwan Baig on Saturday confessed killing at least 12 people during the May 12, 2007 carnage, ARY News reported on Saturday. According to ARY News correspondent, Rizwan Baig alias Chapati recorded his confessional statement in the court of the Judicial Magistrate South and admitted his involvement in the bloodshed on May 12, 2007 when the then deposed Chief Justice of Pakistan, Iftikhar Chaudhry landed in Karachi. "I had killed 12 political workers and…
KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court on Saturday indicted 21 accused, including Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar, in a case pertaining to the May 12, 2007 riots in the port city. The ATC had taken up one of the four cases, (86/2007), related to the carnage that resulted in the killing of around 50 people and injuries to many more. The judge read out charges against the suspects present in the courtroom. They pleaded not guilty and opted to contest the charges. The court, hence, summoned prosecution witnesses for depositions…
KARACHI: In a Joint Investigation Team report obtained by ARY News, one of the held suspects involved in the heinous May 12, 2007, bloodshed and Tahir Plaza killings confessed to having an affiliation with Muttahida Qaumi Movement – a key political party in the country mainly famous in Karachi.
KARACHI: A suspect has been arrested after Wasim Akhtar, a Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader and its Karachi mayor-designate, confessed to his involvement in the May 12, 2007, mayhem before a joint investigation team, claimed the investigation official Malik Altaf.