MQM-L leader found dead in Karachi


Karachi, Jan. 14 (TNS): The body of Muttahida Qaumi Movement – London leader Prof Dr Hasan Zafar Arif found in a car at Rehri Goth area of Ibrahim Haidery in Karachi on Sunday, officials say.

Accroding to local police, Hasan Zafar Arif was a resident of DHA Phase VI. The elderly retired professor’s identity card was found with the body, which was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center.

According to JPMC director Dr Seemi Jamali, the cause of the death will be ascertained after post-mortem.

According to ASI Amir Husain, police found the body on the back seat of the car. They had acted upon information about the body.

Meanwhile, Dr Farooq Sattar of MQM-Pakistan has also confirmed that the body was of Prof Zafar Arif. “He has been murdered and we stand with the family of the deceased professor,” said Dr Farooq Sattar while speaking to the media.