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Five key suspect arrested in Ali Raza Abidi murder case

Five key suspect arrested in Ali Raza Abidi murder case
February 15, 2019
KARACHI (92 News) – The police on Friday arrested five key suspect, who were involved in the assassination of former Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) lawmaker Ali Raza Abidi. It is pertinent to mention here that the former member of National Assembly (MNA) was shot dead on December 25, last year outside his house in the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) in Karachi. According to the sources, a key progress development came in the murder case of Ali Raza Abdi. The law enforcement agencies arrested the accused on the identification of earlier suspect in custody of the police. The sources also said that five members of an 11-member gang that was directly involved in Abidi’s killing, were arrested from Lyari. The rounded up accused have made startling revelation in the interrogation. The gang killed the MQM’s former lawmaker on the political grounds by taking wage, the sources added. Furthermore, eight members of the gang were tasked to trace Ali Raza Abidi, whereas a trained rider along with the shooter was hired to assassinate him. The sources further said that two main accused of the case have fled to Iran, while further investigation from the held accused in the case was underway.
Earlier on Dec 25, 2018, MQM leader and former MNA Ali Raza Abidi was killed in an attack outside his house in Defence Khayaban-e-Ghazi. Three shots were fired on him. He was shifted to a private hospital in a critical condition where he died. A man was also injured in the attack. After getting information, police and Rangers reached the spot and inspected the site. SSP South Tariq Dharejo said that the attackers were riding a bike.”We have received three shells of a 9MM pistol. His funeral will be held in Defence IV. Later, he will be buried in the Defence graveyard.