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Two cases registered for murder attempt on Mufti Abdullah in Karachi

Two cases registered for murder attempt on Mufti Abdullah in Karachi
November 2, 2020

KARACHI (92 News) - Police registered two cases for murder attempt on prayer leader Mufti Abdullah, who was attacked on Karachi’s Jamshed Road late Saturday shortly after leading prayers.

Arrested accused Mudassir and fugitive accomplice Farhan have been nominated in the first information report (FIR).

According to the police sources, the arrested accused was found in contact with many police officers.

Earlier, the suspect who shot and injured a prayer leader in Karachi has confessed that he committed the crime for money. One of the two assailants was caught by the residents and handed over to the police later. He was identified as Mudassir.

In his statement to the police, the suspect said he was paid for the attack by a man named Farhan. Farhan and his friend were also present when Mufti Abdullah was shot, Mudassir told investigators.

The suspect is a drug addict and has criminal record, according to the police. He had planned to change his get-up to flee the scene and worn a shalwar kamiz over pants and shirt.

The suspect remains in custody of the Counter-Terrorism Department of Karachi Police.