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‘MQM-London target killer’ arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Thursday announced the arrest of a notorious target killer from Karachi's Saeedabad area, ARY News reported. According to a statement issued by Rangers' spokesman, the paramilitary force arrested at least eight suspected criminals during raids across the city including a "target killer associated with Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) London". The "target killer" named Rehan was arrested with another suspected terrorist Shahrukh from Saeedabad area of the city. The paramilitary force…

Producing Raees Mama before ATC is security risk, prison official tells court

KARACHI: The prison administration on Tuesday informed the Anti-terrorism Court (ATC) here that the production of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) alleged target killer Raees alias Mama before the court is perilous. The Superintendent of Karachi Jail submitted a letter about not producing the accused before the ATC for hearing. The letter further stated that "Raees Mama has been a high profile MQM hitman and his movement from prison to the court could be highly dangerous". Another letter, seeking the transfer of hearing…

‘Hang me if I am connected to MQM-London’

ISLAMABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Senator Mian Ateeq on Friday said that he is ready to be hanged till death if someone proves he is connected to party's London chapter. "I say, live on television, hang me if I have any connection or contact with MQM-London," Mian Ateeq said while answering a question in ARY News talk show 'Sawal Ye Hai'. MQM Pakistan chapter led by Farooq Sattar, dissociated itself from the party chief’s statements and MQM’s London chapter on August 23, 2016 after then MQM chief Altaf…

MQM-London’s target killer among 16 arrested in Karachi raids: Police

KARACHI: Police claimed to have arrested sixteen suspects, a target killer of a political party among them, during overnight raids carried out in different parts of the metropolis, ARY News reported. Police said they carried out search operation in the city’s Baldia Town and arrested fifteen people over suspension of their involvement in criminal activities. Meanwhile, Manghopir police said they have arrested a suspected target killer associated with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement London (MQM-L) and recovered 30 bore…

MQM-L target killers involved in MQM-Pakistan leader’s killing arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Wedenesday claimed to have arrested three Muttahida Qaumi Movement London (MQM-L) target killers involved in killing Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) office bearer Rashid alias Mamoon from Karachi's Shah Faisal Colony, ARY News reported. According to Rangers spokesman, the criminals confessed killing rival MQM-Pakistan leader Rashid Mamoon on July 30 after taking orders from a MQM-London Rabita Committee member Kehkashan Khan. The target killers namely Asif Raees, Shahid Aziz…

Rangers arrest eleven including two MQM-London suspects

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two militants allegedly affiliated with the Muttahida Quami Movement - London (MQM-LONDON). The paramilitary took eleven suspects into custody including the two militants involved in a range of offenses including terrorism, extortion, snatching sacrificial hides and street crimes. Rangers Sindh spokesman said that two suspects belonged to the militant wings of the MQM-London. They were identified as Hassan Javed and Iftikhar Ali, and are alleged to be…

CTD inspector dismissed for sharing sensitive information with terrorists

KARACHI: A former inspector of the Counter Terrorism Department has been dismissed for allegedly having shared sensitive information with the Muttahida Quami Movement - London (MQM-L). Syed Ali Raza was incharge of the STIG Intelligence Counter Terrorism Department Karachi, and was appointed after the assassination of Chaudhry Aslam. MQM-L activist Umair Hassan Siddiqui, who was the former sector incharge in Gulshan-e-Maymar, made the startling revelation to law-enforcement agencies in a Joint Investigation Team that…

Slain assailant who attacked Khawaja Izharul Hassan identified

KARACHI: The slain assailant – who allegedly shot at Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-P) senior leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan – has been identified as Ahsan, ARY News reported on Sunday. The Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) footage of the incident available with ARY News shows that the assailant was subjected to torture by citizens before being killed by the police. The authorities have identified him as Ahsan, an engineer by profession and resident of Sohrab Goth area of the metropolis. Following his identification, the Law…

MQM-L activists arrested in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) on Saturday claimed to apprehend a network of suspected miscreants affiliated with Muttahida Qaumi Movement - London, ARY News reported. Acting on a complaint received against the suspects, the LEAs conducted a raid at the housing society and detained 10 to 12 suspects, Moeez Khan, a key suspect, was among the arrests. However, the identity of others could not be ascertained immediately. According to our Islamabad correspondent, the arrests include many absconders who…

Amjadullah Khan announces to leave MQM-London

KARACHI: Muttahida Quami Movement London leader Amjadullah Khan on Wednesday dissociated himself from the party and from being part of any political party in future, ARY News reported.  Announcing the decision at the Karachi Press Club flanked by his party after being released from custody, Amjadullah said that he had decide to quit the party and further political activities. He said that he joined the MQM to serve the Muhajir community, but his hopes were shattered after anti-state statements by MQM founder. He also…