Pakistan: Three separate shootings target Ahmadi man, two police officers in near-identical manner

Pakistan: Three separate shootings target Ahmadi man, two police officers in near-identical manner

All three incidents took place in quick succession and in close proximity of each other. A source told The Express Tribune that the same team of target killers might have been involved in the three incidents.

KARACHI: A senior police officer and a member of the Ahmadiyya community were killed and traffic police officer escaped gun attack in separate but near-identical drive-by shootings in the metropolis on Sunday night. All three incidents took place in quick succession and in close proximity of each other.

In the first report, gunmen riding a motorbike sprayed bullets on a police vehicle near Laal Flat on Rashid Minhas Road, killing DSP Faiz Ali Shigri and injuring Head Constable Rasheed, according to Gulshan SP Dr Fahd.

Similarly, gunmen riding motorcycles opened fire on DSP of traffic police, Zafar Hussain, while he was sitting on his vehicle. Attackers fled after DSP Hussain retaliated.

Elsewhere in the city, a man belonging to the Ahmadiyya community was gunned outside his house in Kaneez Fatima Society where a neighbour said that four gunmen riding on motorcycles targeted Sheikh Sajid Mehboob, 55, outside his house in a gated society.

A source told The Express Tribune that the same team of target killers might have been involved in the three incidents.

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Pakistan: MQM worker held for crimes including killings of Ahmadi man

Pakistan: MQM worker held for crimes including killings of Ahmadi man

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a suspect, affiliated with Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), for the alleged killing of a member of Jamaat Ahmedia.

The suspect, according to the Rangers spokesman, works for the MQM “London Secretariat” and is also alleged to have committed street crimes in Karachi.

The arrest took place after Rangers conducted a raid in Paposh Nagar and Liaquatabad area of the metropolis.

It is pertinent to mention that this is the first time law enforcement agencies have mentioned the ‘London Secretariat’.

“One held suspect, Mohammed Abid, belonged to militant wing of Muttahida Qaumi Movement, London Secretariat,” said the Rangers spokesperson.

“He was involved in several murders and other criminal cases including one murder of member of Qadiani Jamaat,” he added.

Another held suspect, Mohammed Asif Ismail was involved in robberies and street crimes.

Arms and ammunition were seized from their custody.

Later on, the both suspects were handed over to the police for further legal action.

Earlier, a 50-year-old homeopathic doctor, belonging to the Ahmadi community, was shot dead in his clinic in the Abul Hasan Isphani area of the metropolis on June 20.

It was the second such attack in the same vicinity within a month, police and a community spokesman said.

“Dr Chaudry Abdul Khaleeq was gunned down in an attack on his clinic,” confirmed Malir SSP Rao Anwar.

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Source/Credit: Daily Dawn Pakistan