KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) coordination committee member Shahid Pasha picked up by the law enforcement agencies from the National Stadium on the wee hours of Friday.

According the details, security agencies interacted Pasha’s car whom was driving his driver and taken away the Pasha to an unknown place. No security agency has yet to be disclosed his arrest while MQM Pakistan condemned the arrest.

It’s worth mentioning here that the Pasha have had arrested earlier twice since current Karachi Targeted Operation began in September 2013. Pasha had been arrested in March 2016, and went missing for couple of months while released after couple of month detention but again arrested after the MQM chief Altaf Hussain inflammatory speech at Karachi Press Club in the year 2016. Pasha was booked along with other MQM key leaders and released on bail. MQM-Pakistan expressed concern over the arrest of its coordination committee member Shahid Pasha and said that he was a patriotic citizen and an active member of the MQM-Pakistan. He is facing courts in cases filed against him and if a new case had been filed against him then the MQM-Pakistan Coordination committee should be informed of it. 

The MQM-Pakistan further demanded the authorities to immediately release the detained leader.  On the other side, police claimed to have killed at least six accused persons including the operatives of the Lyari gangs while recovered weapons and narcotics from their possession.

Malir City police carried out the raid and arrested a notorious Lyari gangsters affiliated with Arshad aka Papu gang while recovered weapons from his possession.

Police said that the accused person was wanted to police in number of criminal cases including murders, extortion, kidnapping for ransom and other criminal activities. Tamoria police claimed to have arrested two accused persons inclduign Umar Farooq and Shafi while recovered weapons and narcotics from their possession. Police said that the accused persons were involved in number of criminal activities beside running a drug den in the locality.

Landi police arrested Jumma Khan and Ali Haider while Korangi Industrial Area police arrested an accused person Nasir. The accused persons arrested were involved in number of street crimes cases while police recovered weapons from their possession. On the other side, rangers carried out a raid in Landhi area and arrested an accused person Muhammad Hanif while another arrested identified as Haider Ali. Ranger also arrested Shahzaib and Asif from Sachal and Kalakot areas. Rangers spokesperson said that the accused persons were involved in various sort of criminal activities while recovered weapons and narcotics from their possession. The accused persons would be handed over to the police for further legal actions.