6 alleged target killers held in Karachi
KARACHI: Crime Investigation Department of Anti Extremist Cell claimed to have arrested six alleged operatives of Lashker-e-Jhangvi involved in the killing of MQM MPA Sajid Qureshi and 25 others while recovered huge cache of weapons. SP CID/AEC Aslam Khan on a tip off raided Qazafi Chowk, Orangi Town and arrested six accused persons, including Talha aka Wiky, Muhammad Asif aka Capri, Kazim Ali Shah, Muhammad Farhan, Obaidur Rehman and Muhammad Shahab aka Chotta.
Khan said that the accused were affiliated with Naeem Bukhari group of LJ. He said that the accused confessed that Hafiz Qasim Rasheed and Tahir Jimmi had given them the target but both of them were arrested earlier and now Sharee Orangi Town Wala was giving them the target. Khan quoted the confession of accused persons that they have killed MQM MPA Sajid Qurashi, his son Waqas Qurashi, Professor Sibte Jaffer and other 22 persons, including Shia and MQM workers. Police claimed to have seized three suicide jackets, a dozen hand grenades, nine pistols and other ammunition. Police also recovered a list of their future targets but did not public it. Further investigation was underway.