Karachi: Police arrests four suspects in Aftab Alam’s murder case


KARACHI: Police have rounded up four suspects for their alleged involvement in the assassination of senior journalist Aftab Alam.


Addressing a press conference, SSP Amir Farooqui said those arrested have been identified as Zeeshan Haider Zaidi, Suleman, Shah Ji and Adeel and that they are affiliated with a banned outfit named Sipah Muhammad Manzar Imam.

Farooqui said the suspects had also planned to murder an owner of a Biryani shop in Surjani Town.

He further disclosed that the arrested men had been receiving overseas funding.

The SSP said that Zeeshan Haider Zaidi used to work for Karachi Water & Sewerage Board (KWSB).