Karachi: FIR registered against suspects in Askari Raza murder
KARACHI: Thousands of Shia demonstrators protesting the killing of Pasban-e-Jaferia leader Askari Raza dispersed late Sunday night after the Sindh governor passed an order meeting their demands, reported Express News.
During the 10-hour long sit-in outside the Governor House in Karachi, a six member committee of the Pasban-e-Jaferia met with Sindh Governor Ishratul Ebad, the IG Sindh and Deputy Speaker of Sindh Assembly Shehla Raza. After the meeting, the governor gave the suspension order of CID SSP Chaudhry Aslam.
A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against the suspects, Chaudhry Aslam and Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqui of the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat, who were blamed by protestors for involvement in the murder.
Senator Raza Rabbani announced that Rs100,000 would be given in compensation to the family of the deceased.
The demonstrators, 15,000 in number marched around 15 kilometres from Ancholi to the Governor House, to mourn the murder of Raza who was killed Saturday night in Gulshan-e-Iqbal when two armed men opened fire at him.