Karachi: Amir Khan files acquittal application
KARACHI: Amir Khan, the MQM (H) chief allegedly involved in the murder of case of a taxi driver, Kafiluddin, filed an acquittal application under 265 K. The Additional District and Sessions Judge, Jan Mohammed, reserved judgement till December 17. According to prosecution, Zubair Ali, son of Mashooq Ali, along with his mother, Rafiqunissa, on July 30, 2002 was on his way home in Nazimabad in a cab, where they heard gunshots. He directed the cab driver to change the route and decided to go to his sister’s house. When the cab reached Ammar Yasir Society near Lilly town, three to four unknown persons allegedly opened fire on their taxi, injuring his mother and the taxi driver, Kafiluddin. The cab driver later succumbed to his wounds.
The police had registered a case (FIR No 144/02) under Section 302, 324, 109/34 of the Pakistan Penal Code at the Malir police station against the chief of the Mohajir Qaumi Movement (H) Afaq Ahmed and others, stating that the firing had taken place at the behest of Afaq Ahmed.