MQM announces two day mourning over activist’s custodial death

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KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has announced two-day mourning following the mysterious death of party worker Wasim in police custody.

MQM leadership announced two-day mourning requesting the traders and the transporters to shut their businesses over the inhuman treatment and custodial death of party activist.

Earlier, a wanted criminal mysteriously passed away overnight in custody at Aziz Bhatti police station during transfer to SITE police station.

Police arrested the criminal, Wasim, a few days back for possessing illegal weapons.

During interrogations, the criminal disclosed about a location where he hid illegal weapons. Police took him along and were on way to raid the place identified by him when Wasim broke down.

Police rushed him to hospital but, he died before reaching the place.

His body was shifted to Jinnah Hospital where his post mortem was conducted.

Police force of all east zone was called in on the spot.