Zehra Shahid Murder Suspect Arrested

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Wednesday, 18 March 2015 17:08

KARACHI: Primary suspect in murder of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Zehra Shahid Hussain's has been arrested by Rangers, officials reported.

Acting on a tip-off, Rangers personnel conducted a targeted operation in the surrounding areas of Teen Talwar in Clifton and arrested suspect, Kaleem, who was wanted in several cases of murder, said a spokesperson from the paramilitary force.

The Rangers spokesman said that weapons were also seized from the suspect's possession.

The suspect, who has been shifted to an undisclosed location, is being interrogated further.

Last year in September, police had arrested a man suspected of involvement in the murder of Zahra Shahid.

The PTI leader was gunned down in Defence Phase-IV on May 19, 2013 on the eve of re-polls in Karachi’s NA-250 constituency.

Before choosing her political career, Ms Husain was associated with Karachi University’s international department as its faculty member. She taught there until the 1980s.

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