KARACHI: Minhaj Qazi , culprit involved in the murder of Shahid Hamid , stated while recording his confessional statement that he killed Hamid on the orders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief.

Qazi stated that he also served as the party’s event in-charge and joined MQM’s militant wing later onwards.

Minhaj Qazi said that he was informed by Saulat Mirza that he (Mirza) received a call from MQM leader Nadeem Nusrat who ordered him to murder Shahid Hamid .

According to Qazi’s confessional statement, he fired at former Karachi Electric Supply Corporation (KESC) Managing Director (MD) Shahid Hamid’s car using a Kalashnikov.