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Incidents and Statements involving Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan: 2015

SL. No.



Nature of incident


January 7

Multan / Punjab

Two convicted cadres of SSP were hanged at the central jail in Multan, the latest in a string of executions after the Government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty. "The two terrorists, Ahmed Ali and Ghulam Shabbir, were executed early this morning. Both were involved in murder cases and both belonged to Sipah-e-Sahaba," said Saeedullah Gondal, an official at the central jail in Multan. He said Ali had been in jail for killing three people in a religious dispute in 1998, while Shabbir had been convicted of killing a Police officer and his driver in the same year.

Violent (Hanged)
January 17

Kot Lakhpat Central Jail / Lahore / Punjab

Ikramul Haq, a convicted terrorist belonging to SSP, was hanged till death at Kot Lakhpat Central Jail in provincial capital Lahore. He was accused of killing a Shia man, identified as Nayyar Abbas, at an Imambargah in Shorkot area of Jhang District in 2001.

Violent (Hanged)
February 14

Quaidabad bridge / Bin Qasim Town / Karachi / Sindh

The Central President of ASWJ, Aurangzeb Farooqi, escaped an attack near Quaidabad bridge in Bin Qasim Town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh. However, three of his bodyguards sustained injuries in the attack.

Violent (attack)
February 18

Quaidabad bridge / Bin Qasim Town / Karachi / Sindh

Two people, including an Ismaili Shia, identified as Karim Hashwani, and his driver, Nawaz (45), were shot dead in a sectarian attack at Ali Garden in North Nazimabad Town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh. The militants belonged to SSP.

Violent (Killing)
February 24

Korangi Town / Karachi / Sindh

The District President of ASWJ Molana Sahbir Ahmed Haidri was shot dead in Korangi Town of Karachi, the provincial capital of Sindh.

Violent (Killing)
March 4

Korangi Town / Karachi / Sindh

A senior Shia lawyer, who was also a counsel for several activists of the MQM, identified as Advocate Ali Hasnain Bukhari, was shot dead by two unidentified militants in Korangi Town of Karachi in Sindh.

Violent (Killing)
March 20

Bahadurabad / Gulshan Town / Karachi / Sindh

ASWJ militants killed two Shia Bohras and injured four others in a sectarian attack in Bahadurabad area of Gulshan Town. The militants left behind a handbill declaring open war against Pakistan army, media, Shia Muslims, Sunni-Sufi Muslims and Christians.

Violent (Killing)
May 8

Jaghan / Shikarpur / Sindh

Shikarpur SSP Saqib Ismail Memon claimed to have arrested two militants belonging to SSP during a search operation near Jaghan area in Shikarpur District of Sindh.

Non-violent (Arrest)
November 17

Golimar / SITE Town / Karachi / Sindh

Rangers arrested Zaheer Ahmed alias Piyala, a cadre of SSP, involved in over 17 target killings including six Policemen, from Golimar area of SITE Town in Karachi of Sindh.

Non-violent (Arrest)





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