Target killer involved in murder of two MQM activists held
KARACHI: Sindh Police’s Crime Investigation Department (CID) claimed to have arrested an alleged target killer involved in the murder of political activists on Tuesday. The suspect was identified as Saleem Mehsud alias Dewra. CID officials said that the suspect was arrested after a brief encounter from Mobina Town and one Kalashnikov was also recovered from his possession.
SSP Fayyaz Khan said that the raid was conducted on a tip-off and the suspect, according to the initial course of investigation, was involved in the target killings of two Muttahida Qaumi Movement workers, namely Mansoor and Umair who were gunned down in Mobina Town in the recent past. SSP Khan further said that the raids for the arrest of suspect’s companions were also being carried out.