Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed deep grief over the brutal killing of former MNA and Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Syed Ali Raza Abidi and sought a report from the concerned authorities. The PM also prayed for the bereaved family to bear the loss with fortitude.
According to Postmortem report prepared by Jinnah hospital, former MNA was hit with four bullets from a very short distance. “Two bullets pierced in the chest of Ali Raza Abidi, one each in shoulder and neck,” the postmortem report reads. As per details 46 years old Abidi was assassinated by two unidentified assailants riding a motorcycle, in Karachi’s DHA neighborhood on Tuesday (Dec 25) evening, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) South Javed Alam Odho said. After sustaining injuries he was immediately taken to the PNS Shifa where he succumbed to his injuries.
President Arif Alvi and Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry also strongly condemned the former lawmaker’s killing and expressed grief. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb also condemned the killing of Abidi and said “Ali Raza Abidi was a well-mannered, educated political worker and parliamentarian who presented his point of view with great conviction and logic.”
Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto extended condolence and said “Ali Raza Abidi’s killing is a conspiracy to disrupt Karachi’s peace and law and order situation in the country”. “The real culprits behind Abidi’s killing should be arrested,” he said.
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17 August, 2019