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MQM observes mourning day over worker’s killing

Latest Update: June 4, 2015 | 204 Views

KARACHI: Leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Thursday have announced a day of mourning across Sindh over the killing of their worker in police custody.

According to the details, most of the business and educational centers are closed whereas public transport is also rare on the roads. Administration has deferred the examinations of Karachi University, Federal and Urdu University and the ongoing intermediate board’s exams. However, new schedule of exams would be soon disclosed.

On the other hand, Hyderabad is also observing a shutter down strike leading to the closure of all the markets and commercial shops.

Chief Minister of Sindh (CM) Qaim Ali Shah has also formed a committee under the supervision of Deputy Inspector General West (DIG) to probe into the killing of Muttahida Qaumi Movement ‘s (MQM’s) worker in police custody.

CM Sindh has vowed to ensure justice to the bereaved family and announced compensatory money for them. He ordered the authority to start investigation.

Qaim Ali Shah further hoped that MQM chief Altaf Hussain would call off the strikes after these initiatives.

Earlier, an accused who died in police custody has been identified by the name of Waseem Abba.

According to details, two brothers of the deceased are also in police custody.

The suspects were arrested from Baldia area on June 2, however; one of them died in custody whose dead body has been shifted to Jinnah hospital for post-mortem.

Moreover, the relatives of the victim protested against the sudden death in custody whereas some enraged people entered the morgue and ransacked the property.


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