Am­jad Sabri’s brother de­nies fam­ily’s po­lit­i­cal af­fil­i­a­tion

Pakistan Observer - - KARACHI CITY - STAFF REPORTER

KARACHI—Az­mat Sabri, brother of slain sufi mu­sic singer Am­jad Sabri, has de­nied that the de­ceased or any of his fam­ily mem­bers, had any po­lit­i­cal af­fil­i­a­tions. Nei­ther Am­jad, nor any­one in his fam­ily be­long to any po­lit­i­cal party,.

He told a pri­vate TV chan­nel that Sabris, from Ghu­lam Fa­reed, Maq­bool or lately Am­jad, were pro­fes­sion­als, be­long­ing to a clan of sufi singers, pur­su­ing an art, dat­ing back to 700 years.

Qawwali was in­vented by late Ameer Khusro and since then has en­thralled au­di­ence in Indo-Pak sub­con­ti­nent and its res­i­dents, in In­dia, Pak­istan or any­where in the world.

To say that they be­longed to one po­lit­i­cal party or the other, would be trav­esty of truth, Az­mat made it straight.

Cou­ple of days ago, a well known jour­nal­ist, now an­a­lyst on pri­vate TV chan­nel, Na­jam Sethi, had pointed fin­gers at MQM for be­ing in­volved in Am­jad’s mur­der.

The al­le­ga­tions re­main re­futed now, an­a­lysts pointed out

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