MQM-L target killers involved in MQM-Pakistan leader’s killing arrested

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Wedenesday claimed to have arrested three MQM-London target killers involved in killing MQM-Pakistan office bearer Rashid alias Mamoon from Karachi’s Shah Faisal Colony.

According to Rangers spokesman, the criminals confessed killing rival MQM-Pakistan leader Rashid Mamoon on July 30 after taking orders from a MQM-London Rabita Committee member Kehkashan Khan.

The target killers namely Asif Raees, Shahid Aziz and Danish Khan received a sum of Rs 300, 000 for murdering the MQM-Pakistan member. Half of the promised money was transferred through hundi while the murderers received the other half through an investment band using the NIC of a woman named Huma Chand.

It is pertinent to note here that MQM-London faction is being operated from British capital while another MQM faction, MQM-Pakistan is currently working under Farooq Sattar.

The Farooq Sattar faction comprises mostly of party’s legislators, the faction gradually dissociated itself from London after MQM chief’s controversial August 22 speech in which the then-MQM supremo raised anti-Pakistan slogans and urged his party workers to attack media houses.