KARACHI: The city police on Monday arrested Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) worker for involvement in Amjad Sabri murder case.
MQM’s Liaquatabad Sector in-charge Shahzad Mullah was taken into custody from the city area of Gulistan-e-Jauhar and shifted to undisclosed location for interrogations.
It should be mentioned here that Shahzad Mullah was missing ever since Nine Zero operation.
Meantime, Sindh High Court (SHC) summoned a report over the mysterious disappearance of alleged assassin of the erstwhile celebrated qawwal.
The court directed Inspector General of Sindh police, Home Department and other concerned authorities to submit the report by September 19.
Amjad Sabri’s assistant and his brother confirmed that the qawwal was no more.
His brother and driver were also killed in the firing.
Amjad Sabri was targeted as he drove out of his home in Liaquat to join Ramadan transmission.
An eyewitness who was on the crime scene said that one gunman fired two shots on Amjad Sabri sahab near Lalo Khait No 10 in Liaquatabad.
“Amjad Sabri was still alive when I identified him and he remained there for 15 to 20 minutes before being shifted to hospital,” he said, adding that many people were gathered there after the shooting.
The deceased was the son of Ghulam Farid Sabri.
Sindh Home Minister Suhail Anwar Sial strongly condemned the assassination of Pakistani Qawwal and expressed sympathy with his family.
He said that a meeting was convened to discuss the law and order situation.
He said that Sindh government was trying its level best to maintain law and order in the city.
Senior MQM leader Dr Farooq Sattar quoted Amjad Sabri saying that he was receiving threats for his refusal a TV program.