least five people, including an
activist of Muttahida Qaumi Movement
(MQM), were killed in separate acts
of violence in different parts of
Karachi on May 26-27, reports Daily
Times. Police found a dead body
of an activist of the MQM identified
as Shahid (28), from Memon Society
Lyari near Kalri Police Station.
Station House Officer (SHO) Kalri
said the victim was abducted from
Lea Market area, Kharadar on May
26, 2102 when he reached to meet
Police found two days old dead body
of a man, identified as that of
Mohammad Bilal Mengal (30), from
Lyari Naddi, Raxer Lane within the
limits of Pak Colony Police Station.
SHO Abdul Moid said that the victim
was missing since two days and he
had no affiliation with any political
party or group. Initially police
revealed that Layri gangsters might
be involved in his murder.
another incident, a man, identified
as Nasir (25), was shot dead in
Jehanabad within the jurisdiction
of Pak Colony Police Station. According
to reports, unidentified militants
abducted him from his neighbourhood
before shooting in the head in Pak
Colony. The victim had no affiliation
with any political party.
a man, identified as Muhammad Younis,
was killed while 13 others were
injured when armed assailants hurled
a hand grenade at an eatery, Yadgar
Fish, within the limits of Jamshed
Quarter Police Station over the
owner’s refusal to pay extortion
on May 26. Sources in the Bomb Disposal
Squad (BDS) after examination informed
that the grenade used in the attack
was of Russian origin.
Superintendent of Police (DSP) Qaiser
Ali dispelled the involvement of
extortionists in the attack as saying
that there were several unconfirmed
reports that the grenade was hurled
with an aim to suppress the owner
to pay extortion but nobody, even
the owner, complained in this regard.
Meanwhile, sources said notorious
gangster Ahmad Ali Magsi, nominated
in the dual-murder case of MQM workers
from PIB Colony had demanded PKR
1.5 million protection money from
the owner of fish outlet. They said
the owner Younis, who had already
paid the first instalment of PKR
100,000, was killed when he refused
to pay more.
addition, a man, identified as Mohammad
Asif (20), was shot dead in an act
of target killing in Gulshan-e-Iqbal
area within the jurisdiction of
Gulshan-e-Iqbal Police Station.
Police in a crackdown on May 27
arrested four top leaders of the
Sindh Taraqi Pasand Party (STP),
identified as Yamin Mirani, Nadir
Khoso, Hakeem Sethar and Amir Sheikh.
Police said the crackdown was carried
out in the wake of May 25, 2012
firing incident on a bus in Shaheed
Benazirabad District (earlier known
as Nawabshah District).