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Imran Farooq Murder: Accused to be Indicted on Nov 22

Islamabad (November 16, 2017):  The murder case of MQM leader Dr Imran Farooq was transferred to ATC judge Shahrukh Arjuman from the court of Judge Kausar Zaidi.

On Thursday, the court heard the case.  During today’s proceeding the fixed November 22 as date for indictment of Moazzam Ali, Khalid Shamim and Syed Mohsin Ali in the murder case.

The judge also issue perpetual arrest warrants for the absconding suspects in the Dr Imran Farooq murder case.The warrants have been issued against Iftikhar Hussain, Muhammad Anwar and Kashif Kamran. Their arrest warrants were received by the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) anti-terrorism wing.

The court directed the FIA to contact Interpol for the arrest of the suspects within a week, as two of the suspects; Iftikhar Hussain and Muhammad Anwar, are in the United Kingdom.

Scotland Yard has named former All Pakistan Mohajir Students Organisation (APMSO) activists Mohsin and Kashif as the suspects who assassinated Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Dr Imran Farooq outside his home in September 2010 in London.A key suspect in the murder case claims the London-based party founder gave him directions to assassinate Farooq in a telephonic speech to workers in Karachi.

The shocking revelation was made in a confessional statement to a magistrate by Khalid Shamim, one of the key suspects in the investigation of Farooq’s murder in Edgeware in 2010.

Shamim is believed by investigators to have planned the assassination and provided material support to the killers. Shamim claims he regrets his actions and has not made the confession under any form of duress.

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