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Abidi Murder: Govt Decides To Investigate Security Company

Karachi (December 28, 2018): Sindh Home Department on Friday has decided to launch investigation against private security company giving services to Ali Raza Abidi who was murdered on December 25. 

According to police, the personal security guards of Abidi were untrained while they were having insufficient weapons and were deployed with only five cartridges.

Slain leader’s security guards said that they remained unsuccessful in opening the fire despite loading the chamber for several times.

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On the other hand, Home Minister Qazi Kabir revealed that license of many companies has been canceled due to their ineffective performance.

There are 260 registered security companies in Sindh among which 150 are functional. However, the standard of only 50 companies is satisfactory, he added.

Syed Ali Raza Abidi’s guard was taken into custody on December 22 to investigate the former Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) MNA’s assassination.

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Officials revealed that the guard was deployed outside Abidi’s house in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority (DHA) neighbourhood. The police are investigating whether the incident was an outcome of a personal dispute or a political or religious falling-out, SSP South Pir Mohammad Shah said.

Former lawmaker Abidi was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Tuesday night. Armed motorcycle riders opened fire on his vehicle outside his residence at Khayaban-e-Ghazi in DHA Phase-V, SSP Shah added.

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