Earlier, the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD
) police on Monday claimed to have apprehended four target killers in former Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) lawmaker Syed Ali Raza Abidi’s murder case.
Updating about the major development in Ali Raza Abidi’s murder case, CTD’s Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Naveed Khawaj informed that they had arrested at least four suspects, who were involved in the target killing, from different areas of Karachi.
The police officer also said that geo-fencing helped detect a suspect, Farooq, who was arrested today in the metropolis. Farooq identified three more suspects involved in the murder.
Naveed Khawaj said that the police on the identification of Farooq, conducted raids in Kharadar and other areas and took all the three suspects into custody. He said that the suspects were identified as Ghazali, Haseeb and Aboubakar.
The CTD official said that Farooq’s brother Mustafa alias ‘Kali Chiran’, Faizan and Husnain were at the large. He said that that the suspects killed the MQM-P leader after the 22 weeks long planning. The police official said that Bilal was included in the shooting team established for Abidi’s murder.