Guilty as charged: Four activists involved in target killings arrested

SSP Bajwa added that the suspects were wanted in a number of cases registered at different police stations


Our Correspondent July 23, 2015
SSP Bajwa added that the suspects were wanted in a number of cases registered at different police stations. PHOTO: EXPRESS

KARACHI:


The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed on Thursday to have arrested four suspects, affiliated with a political party, involved in 40 target killings in the city.


The alleged target killers, said to be members of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, were apprehended from Korangi 100 Quarters in a raid by the CTD, said SSP Usman Bajwa at a press conference. The suspects, Abu Huraira alias Sohail, Ibrahim, Abdullah and Jawed, were presented before the media.


SSP Bajwa told the media that the suspects have confessed to killing 40 people in targeted attacks across the city. He added that the suspects received orders from their party's high-ups to deliberately deteriorate law and order in the city.


SSP Bajwa added that the suspects were wanted in a number of cases registered at different police stations.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 24th, 2015.

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