SIALKOT - Police remained unable to find out any clue to the murder of MQM leader Bao Muhammad Anwar by three motorcyclists in front of his fast foot outlet in Sialkot city’s Shahabpura locality the other day.

Meanwhile, MQM leaders and workers continued protest for the second day. The situation remained very tense across the district. The MQM also observed complete strike against the brutal murder. The outraged MQM activists kept the traffic blocked for several hours by placing the body on the Shahabpura Road, besides blocking other roads by placing and burning old tyres there. The protesters were holding banners and placards and chanting anti-government slogans. They were also wearing black arm bandages. They demanded immediate arrest of the killers.

Officials said that despite hectic efforts, the police still remained clueless in this case.

On Wednesday, The Punjab chief minister took notice of the political murder, and ordered early arrest of the perpetrators.

 They said that three police teams were raiding at various places to ensure early arrest of the killers. They added that the police were keeping all the options opened in the murder. Meanwhile, Regional Police Officer Syed Dilawar Abbas and CPO Waqas Nazir visited Sialkot and reviewed in details the security and law and order situation.

The police high-ups pledged to provide justice to the grieved family. MNAs Abdul Waseem Bhai, Sajid Ahmed Bhai and Ch Armughan Subhani, MPAs Ch Muhammad Ikram, Manshaullah Butt and Mian Ateeq Bhai, president of MQM Punjab, also went to the house of the slain leader and condoled with the grieved family which has been provided with police security.

In Sialkot, a large number of the relatives and MQM activists offered Fateha at his grave and laid floral wreaths there. Meanwhile, MQM Chief Altaf Hussain, in his condolence message to the grieved family from London, strongly condemned the brutal murder, demanding immediate arrest of the killers.

Vocational Training Institute Principal Malik Iltaf Hussain Rahdari has said that government and the private sector is making concerted efforts to introduce professional education and skill development for youth to reduce unemployment as well as, to make the youth capable enough to support themselves and their families.

He said this while presiding over a meeting to review the ongoing technical training programs in the institution here on Monday. Teaching staff members included Raja Zia Ullah, Malik Saeed Olakh, Muhammad Ali, Muhammad Javaid Khalid Sami Ullah Bhatti and Sana Ullah attended the meeting.

He said that the Punjab government was implementing a comprehensive program for the welfare of the far-flung areas. Malik Iltaf Rahdari lauded the best efforts of the teaching staff of VTI.