MWM to Field over 70 Candidates in Sindh

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The Majlis Wahdat-i-Muslimeen said on Friday that it would field candidates on over 70 constituencies of the provincial assembly and the National Assembly in Sindh to contest the May 11 general elections. The secretary-general of the MWM’s Karachi division, Allama Sadiq Raza Taqvi, told a press conference held at a local Imambargah that the MWM might also enter into seat adjustment agreements and forge an electoral alliance with likeminded parties, as a political strategy in this regard was being worked out. He asked the government to provide security to participants in an MWM conference to be held in Hyderabad on March 24. He criticised the administration for not granting the party permission to hold the conference…

224 Alleged Target Killers Arrested by Police in Karachi

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As Supreme Court resumed hearing of Karachi law and order case, the Inspector General (IG) Sindh Police presented a detailed report over the incidents of target killings and extortion in the city. A larger bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry resumed hearing of Karachi law and order case today (Thursday) at Supreme Court`s Karachi Registry. The report submitted by IG Sindh included a list of 224 alleged target killers, having affiliation with different political parties and banned outfits. It was mentioned in the report that 81 alleged target killers were affiliated with Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), 38 Sunni Tehreek (ST), 4 Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), 9 Tehreek-e-Insaaf and 13 others belonged to Awami…

SPLA Boycott Academic Activities to Protest Professor’s Killing

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Professors across Sindh were boycotting all educational actions on Wednesday to demonstration the eliminating of Lecturer Sibt-e-Jafar Zaidi. Earlier on Thursday, the Sindh Professors’ and Lecturers’ Organization (SPLA) had lashed out at the Sindh govt and declared boycott of all educational actions on Tuesday across Sindh to demonstration the professor’s eliminating. The Shia Ulema council and Majlis-i-Wahdat-i-Muslimeen (MWM) was also observing a three-day-long interval of grieving to demonstration the professor’s eliminating, which came as a surprise to the Shia group. Zaidi was gunned down on Thursday in Karachi’s Liaquatabad place in what is being commonly considered as a sectarian strike on the higher education major and campaigner of sectarian balance. His memorial will be organised…

Professor Sibte Jafar Shoot dead in Liaquatabad

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Unknown gunmen killed a renowned poet, writer, scholar and the principal of a college in Karachi, Professor Syed Sibte Jafar in Karachi’s Liaquatabad area on Monday. The principal of Degree Science College Liaquatabad was returning home from duty on his motorcycle when some unknown gunmen ambushed him near Arshi chowk in Liaquatabad area of Karachi. The victims was rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Apart from his educational duties, Professor Jafar was well known for his sozkhwani and marsia recitals. He was also known for his poetry. The Sindh professor’s and lecturers association announced that a day of mourning would be observed on Tuesday against the incident. The Majlis Wahdat-i-Muslimeen (MWM) and…

Arshad Pappu killed with his Younger Siblings

Arshad Pappu

Arshad Pappu, leader of a well known Lyari group, was murdered with one of his bros and a acquaintance in the crime-infested the southern part of neighborhood of the city, police said on Sunday. They said the body of Pappu, 41, his young sibling, Yasir Arafat, 36, and their acquaintance Juma Shera, also known as Shera Pathan, 26, were tossed by unknown murderers on the junkyard near Brohi Chowk, a small crowded area in the Kalakot position in the wee hours of Sunday. Eyewitnesses said that some citizens who spotted the three bodies identified them and let know the cops. One of the deceased was high and had a little facial beard and the other…

Rangers conduct Search Operation in Taiser Town

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Sindh Rangers carried out a targeted operation in Karachi’s Taiser Town area and detained several suspected individuals here on Saturday. The operation lasted for several hours during which all entry and exit routes in the area were closed to traffic. During the operation, Rangers personnel took several suspects into custody. Meanwhile, violence in Karachi continued and two people were killed in different parts of the city late on Friday. One person was gunned down near the Karachi zoo in the city’s Garden area and another was killed in Baldia Town’s Saeedabad area.

Tehreek-e-Taliban members arrested as Abbas Town Bombing Suspects

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The Sindh police’s Crime Investigation Department caught three associates of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), who were supposedly involved in Abbas Town blast, during a targeted operation in Manghopir on Wed. According to the cops, the suspects, Shoaib Mehsud, Khalid Rehman Mehsud and Aurangzaib Mehsud, were arrested after the police was tipped off about their activities. SSP Fayyaz Khan informed media that a suicide jacket, two bombs, three hand grenades, a Kalashnikov, two TT pistols, a detonator, and some ball-bearings were seized from the hideout of the suspects. Some of the culprits also managed to escape during the Police raid. “The caught men are part of Hakeemullah Mehsud’s faction of TTP and are accountable for a variety…

Violence Claims 12 Lives Including 4 Policeman

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The city continued to buckle under the unbridled wave of violence as 12 individuals including four cops were murdered during the last 24 time. Federal B. Commercial Place experienced the eliminating of 40-year Samiullah. A man was gunned down in New Karachi. A cops mobile van was assaulted near Annu Bhai Car park in Nazimabad where Sub-Inspector Abid Hussain and Head Constable Gulzar were murdered. In another occurrence, two other cops from Defense Police Place Javed and Imran were murdered near FTC Kalapul. Meantime, a bullet-hit body was retrieved from a car left near Jauhar Morr. A 25-year youngsters Daud Khan was gunned down near Dak-Khana, Bilal Chowrangi. Another 22-year youngsters Muhammed Asghar was taken…

Police and Rangers given Free Hand for Karachi operation

Rangers, police given free hand for Karachi operation

President Asif Ali Zardari has declared that militants, extremists and sectarian elements will not be allowed to subvert the electoral process by creating a law and order situation. The president, who arrived in Karachi on Friday, presided over a meeting to review the law and order situation in the metropolis in which the Karachi Police and Sindh Rangers were given a free hand to conduct a targeted operation in the city. The president’s talks with the Sindh government was a follow-up of his Thursday’s meeting with Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in which the COAS conveyed to him the concern of corps commanders over the law and order in Karachi. The president…

Report terms Abbas Town Blast as a Sectarian Attack

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A research review of Abbas Town carnage has known as the occurrence as a part of the sectarian terrorism. According to the review , an automobile carrying 150 kilograms of explosive material and ball bearing was used for the huge blast. It said that the Abbas Town like explosion also took place by using a motorcycle on November 18, 2012 in Haideri Market. A same kind of boost was also retrieved on Aug 13, 2012 from the area of Bohri group in the marketplace. The mourners were also attack on Chehulm of Hazrat Imam Hussain (A.S) on January 25, 2011. Timer device were used in all the mentioned explosions, the report said. It included that…