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‘RAW-linked’ MQM-L worker dies in Karachi Jail

He was accused of running a gang of target killers

KARACHI: An undertrial person, arrested for running a gang of target killers and receiving training by India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), died at Central Prison in Karachi today (Saturday).

According to details, the MQM-London activist Naeem died in the prison after his health deteriorated around 5:00 am, forcing the prison officials to rush him to Civil Hospital Karachi.

“He died around 8:00 am,” the police officials said, adding that Naeem Ahmed was arrested by CTD over terrorism charges and his RAW-related links.

“Anis Advocate and Farooq Sattar were also summoned by the CTD after he claimed their role in facilitating the entire process of establishing links with the RAW,” the police added.

Meanwhile, the police said that the cause of death of the inmate would emerge after a post-mortem report. “After legal formalities, his body will be handed over to his family members in Hyderabad,” they said.

It is pertinent to mention here that DIG Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Omar Shahid Hamid after the arrest of two MQM-London terrorists from Mirpurkhas, in a press conference at Civil Lines police station said that “the party workers were being sent for training in India under a policy of the founder of the MQM.”

“Two men arrested in the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) raid have also got training from India. They were also in contact with Wasay Jalil and others,” CTD official claimed.

“Arrested accused Naeem has disclosed that he met Anees Advocate in Tehran,” CTD official said. “We had summoned and questioned Anis. He will be summoned again,” DIG CTD said.

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