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KARACHI: Malir District Police on Saturday arrested three accused, including a member of the militant wing of a political party, on charges of involvement in various serious crimes including murder of former Liaquatabad Town Nazim.
The arrests were made during separate raids in some areas of Malir, including Ghazi Town and Bakra Peri. The arrested accused have been identified as Abdul Rehman, Rahat Gul and Syed Bakhtawar Shah.
According to police, one of them, Rehman, confessed to being involved in various incidents of targeted killings, kidnappings and robberies during the initial course of interrogation, and stated that he belonged to the United National Movement (London) and that he It was joined by the MQM in 2008 when it did not split into factions in Pakistan and London. The accused has allegedly revealed that he had played a role in making the victory of the MQM candidate possible during the 2008 general elections along with Aqeel alias Budh, a member of the party’s Gul Bihar sector.