Five policemen deployed outside Saulat Mirza's residence

Published: March 19, 2015


PHOTO: PPI Rangers confirm that all names will be kept anonymous. PHOTO: PPI

KARACHI: Hours after Saulat Mirza’s confession was released, Sindh Police has deployed five policemen outside his Gulshan-e-Maymar residence, after he expressed concerns over his family’s security, Express News reported. 

Early Thursday morning, Mirza confessed that Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain ordered him to murder Karachi Electric Supply Corporation (KESC) Managing Director Shahid Hamid.

Mirza appealed to authorities to defer his execution for some time and also said that his family was in danger despite having no affiliation with the MQM. Mirza’s brother, sister-in-law and sisters live in the house which is currently under the watch of five policemen.

Read: Confession from death row: Saulat Mirza says he killed KESC chief on Altaf’s order

In this regard SSP West had earlier said that they will provide every citizens of Karachi protection including Mirza’s family if they demand it.

Separately, Sindh Rangers also appealed to citizens to report all criminals and incidents which disrupt the peace of the city.

Rangers have advised that information pertaining to any bribes, donations and extortion slips should be provided to them to enable them to rid the city of the growing criminal behaviour.

Read: Three suspected gangsters killed during Rangers’ raid in Lyari

Rangers can be reached by calling on their helpline 1011 after which they have said that investigation would commence immediately. Several raids have been conducted by Rangers to bring a halt to the growing number of criminal activities across the city.

Read: Nine-Zero raid: Another 32 suspects remanded into Rangers’ custody

Rangers have urged citizens to provide names and details of criminals and anti-social behavior, confirming that all calls will be kept anonymous.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • jock
    Mar 19, 2015 - 4:37PM

    MQM take all dissent seriously.Take the pro’s word for that. Recommend

  • anonymous
    Mar 19, 2015 - 5:09PM

    We have to overcome this fear now, lets make a call to them. we all are the victims of MQM at Karachi. i myself pay regular bhatta at Hyderi market in the form of security charge. i will surely inform rangers today by naming those so-called BHAIs.

    P.S. Iam a Mahajir (Urdu speaking) Recommend

  • Zulfiqar Ahmed
    Mar 19, 2015 - 5:16PM

    The most dangerous thing in Australia right now is their primer minister :)Recommend

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