ISLAMABAD: Mohsin Ali Syed, a Key suspect in Imran Farooq murder case, said in a confessional statement that Farooq was assassinated on the directives of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) top leadership.
He recorded the confessional statement before a magistrate in Islamabad. Mohsin Ali Syed said Kashif hit Imran Farooq’s head with bricks and stabbed in his chest. Mohsin further said that after killing Imran Farooq, Kashif telephoned Khalid Shamim saying ‘Mamo Ki Subah Hogai Hay.’ He said ‘Mamo’ was a code name of Imran Farooq.
Mohsin Ali Syed said in his statement that after killing Imran Farooq in London, they immediately left for Sri Lanka and then arrived in Pakistan. He continued that an agent facilitated them to cross Pak-Afghan border. Mohsin said that they spent five years in Afghanistan. He said they were arrested by law enforcement agencies at Pak-Afghan border, while returning to Pakistan.
Mohsin Ali Syed said that he joined All Pakistan Muttahida Students Organization (APMSO) in 2008 and become friend of Kashif and Khalid Shamim. He said one day Kashif told him that high ups ordered to kill Imran Farooq. Mohsin said that was got admitted in London Academy of Management Sciences to assassinate Imran Farooq. He said they bought a set of knives used in kitchen to kill Imran Farooq from ‘One Pound Shop’ in London.