KU professor's murder suspect claims of having political affiliations: AIG Sindh

Ghulam Qadir Thebo clarifies that the arrested suspect's claims cannot be confirmed

Web Desk January 28, 2015

KARACHI: The Additional IG Sindh police said on Wednesday that the suspect arrested for involvement in the murder of Karachi University’s dean of Islamic Studies has claimed he belongs to a well-known political party.

“He has said he belongs to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) but we have no confirmation on this as yet because no party has claimed him as yet,” Additional IG Ghulam Qadir Thebo said, while addressing the media in Karachi.

On September 18, Professor Dr Muhammad Shakil Auj, the outspoken dean of the Islamic Studies Faculty at the University of Karachi was shot dead when he was on the way to attend a ceremony that was being organised in his honour at the Khana-e-Farhang Iran (Iranian Cultural Centre).

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Thebo added the convict confessed of killing three people belonging to a political party in 1993 as well as Rangers personnel.

Further, he said incidents of target killing have reduced after police operations in Karachi.

“We are making meaningful efforts to eliminate target killing,” the additional IG asserted.


Aam Admi Bechara | 6 years ago | Reply

A man confessed on live TV that he gave 100,000 guns to Liyari killers to loot and kill Urdu Speaking people yet this person named Dr. Zulfikar Mirza roams around with police and gangsters posse in style. When would the AIG arrest him and get his confession presented in front of the court???

syedpk | 6 years ago | Reply


The army was inside polling station at that particular election. I am from Karachi, i live in Federal B area, nobody pays me anything to support mqm. Some people did in last elections supported pti, but all came back after looking at his policies and politics, as Asad omer said... karachi always gave to pti... but pti never gave anything back they were only concerned with punjab ...
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