Shia man arrested for Azam Tariq murder

arest-300x225 The Crime Investigation Department (CID) Police Karachi has arrested a shia man Hammad Riaz Naqvi from the premises of the City court allegedly involved in the killing of outlawed terrorist organization Chief Azam Tariq. Chief of outlawed religious outfit Azam Tariq was killed by the unknown people in the year of 2003 near at toll plaza of Islamabad. His murder FIR No 199/03 under Sections 427/109, 148/149, 302/324, 67 ATA was registered at the Golra police station against the Hammad Naqvi and his accomplices. Syed Hammad Riaz Naqvi, was arrested in the premises of the City Courts, Karachi when he went there for a hearing. Hammad, a resident of Malir, was arrested in different cases of sectarian violence in 2007; however he was bailed in 2009 and was currently facing several trials in the court. The accused man, who was declared an absconder by the court, was continuously attending the hearing of the court in Karachi. The police official said that he was wanted by Islamabad’s Golra police and the CID in the murder case of outlawed religious outfit SSP Chief Azam Tariq. Sindh’s CID Investigations SP Mazhar Mashwani alleged that the accused was the most active member of the SMP. “We assisted the Islamabad police and CID team that arrived in the city with the arrest warrant of the accused,” said SP Mashwani. “The accused would be produced in the court today (Saturday) for remand and then would be shifted to Islamabad for further investigation.” According to the Shiite News Correspondent, Hammad Naqvi’s father Riaz Ahmed, wife and children have condemned his arrest at a press conference held at the Karachi Press Club and claimed that the Hammad is innocent person. They demanded of the authorities concern and the judiciary to take the immediate notice of the illegal arrest of Hammad Naqvi. He recalled that police had also arrested him on 3rd March 2007 from his home but showed his arrest in a fake police encounter. They said that Hammad was illegal arrested by the CID Police officials from the premises of court, when he went there for a hearing of his case. They further said that they was filed a legal petition on the city court regarding the illegal detention of Hammad Riaz. However, Judicial Magistrate Ubaid Ahmed Khan has issued the notices to CID officers on the application of illegal detention of Hammad Riaz filed by his father Riaz Ahmed.


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