No party member in Rangers' list of 'target-killers'
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) said Wednesday that a list of alleged target-killers sent by the Sindh Rangers does not include any member of the party.
On Tuesday night, the Sindh Rangers had sent a letter to MQM senior leader Farooq Sattar and demanded the party hand over its activists who were allegedly wanted for killing policemen.
The letter contained a list of 187 activists of the MQM's alleged militant wing and was dispatched to the party's NineZero headquarters in Azizabad area of Karachi.
In a response drafted by the president of the party's legal aid committee today, the party said that the list does not contain the name of any MQM member.
The list sent by the Sindh Rangers to the MQM includes the names of Abu Irfan alais Urfi involved in the killing of police officials Head Constable Jahangir of Jamshed Town, DSP Rahim Bangash and DSP Mohammed Nawaz Ranjha (SDPO Jamshed).
Another suspect, Adil Ansari alias Pagla, was involved in the killing of Police Constable Khurram Butt of Brigade Police Station, HC Maqbool Ahmed of PS CIA Saddar, Inspector Nasirul Hassan SHO Brigade. Suspect Afzal Karim was involved in the killing of Dakhar Alam of Police Lines District Central, suspect Ahmed alias Bhoora alias Amir was involved in the murder of PC Mohammed Ali of Police Lines, District Central.
The list includes the name of Arshad Kala involved in the killing of PC Nasir Ahmed and PC Mohammed Riasat of the Sharifabad Police Station, suspect Hameedullah alias Mullah is wanted for the killing of PC Maqsood Masih and HC Syed Zair Hussain Shah of Mobina Town PS. Mohammed Jehangir alias Josh alias Kancha was involved in the killing of PC Mohammed Rafiq of the Pakistan Bazaar Police Station.
Moreover, suspect Nehal Bhai was involved in the killing of Inspector Zeeshan Kazmi, Noman alias Nomi was involved in the killing of PC Khurram Butt, HC Mohammed Jahangir, Inspector Nasirul Hassan and DSP Mohammed Nawaz Ranjha. Suspect Salman alias Saloo was involved in the killing of HC Mohammed Jahangir and DSP Mohammed Nawaz Ranjha.
The list includes the name of Naeem alias Mullah who was involved in the killing of PC Mohammed Islam, HC Syed Zair Hussain Shah, PC Maqsood Masih and Sub Inspector Aslam Hayat. Channa Molvi was involved in the killing of PC Aftab Anwar, Inspector Mohammed Sadiq and PC Faqir Mohammed.