The MQM condemned the killing of Sohail Ahmed, a worker belong to the party’s Society Sector. Ahmed was found dead in Machko area.
The MQM has appealed the traders to keep their businesses and shops closed on Thursday to show solidarity with the party.
Addressing a press conference, MQM leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan said body of Sohail was dumped in the limits of Mochko police station.
“Post-mortem report suggested that Sohail was shot twice…one in the head and the other in the chest” Hassan told media.
It was not the first incident of “extrajudicial killing”, he said, adding that MQM is being subjected to political victimization for raising its voice against target killings.
Hassan demanded army chief take notice of “extrajudicial killings” of the party workers.
In a separate press statement, MQM chief Altaf Hussain condemned the “extrajudicial killing of Sohail Ahmed.”
“The number of MQM’s workers killed extra-judicially has reached 36,” Husain said.
It is pertinent to mention here that Sohail Ahmed had been missing for several days. A case was also registered at Bahadurabad Police Station about his sudden disappearance. NNI