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Two MQM-L hit men wanted for 18 murders arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Sindh Police on Friday claimed to have apprehended two alleged target killers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-London) for their involvement in more than 18 cases of murders.

According to the Incharge CTD investigation Chaudhry Safdar, on a tip-off, a CTD team arrested two killers, Munawar and Wasim alias commander from the Golimar area of the city. The accused had also involved in several heinous crimes since 1999.

Citing the crime details, the CTD official claimed that the accused were involved in various murders between 1995 to 2012 and had been arrested and jailed five times before.

During the initial investigation, both MQM-L target killers have confessed about their involvement in more than 18 incidents of targeted killings,” said Chaudhry Safdar.

CTD investigation officer further added that the accused were part of the target killing team of the party’s Pak Colony sector and carried out all the hits on the orders of sector in-charge of Pak Colony, Sarwar alias Dilawar.

On July 9, CTD claimed to have apprehended four alleged target killers associated with Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-London).

Announcing the arrests, Incharge CTD Ali Raza said that the four target killers were involved in killing several people and other heinous criminal activities.

The criminals were identified as Farhan Ali, Mazhar, Atif, and Farrukh. “Farhan was an active member of Unit 99 in Khokhrapar area of the city and has admitted his role in killing five people,” Raza said.

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