Quaidabad blast, Abidi killing part of same chain of events: authorities tell Sindh CM

KARACHI: The law enforcement authorities on Wednesday informed Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah that the murder of former MNA Ali Raza Abidi and Quaidabad blast appears to be part of the same chain of events. The chief minister called the high-level meeting on the law and order situation aftermath the killing of Abidi. Shah expressed his reservations over six terror incidents in six week-time in the metropolis. Ali Raza Abidi's funeral prayers offered in Karachi "The terrorists are getting united and we are hiding away from them. This is a deplorable situation," he said the meeting. "We have given free hand to the law enforcement authorities for improved law and order situation but we aren’t getting desired results." The DIG South assured the chief minister that the police will arrest Abidi's killers soon. Sindh Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah informed the participants of the meeting that work is underway for the implementation of the safe city project. "Work is underway on setting up trackers on the motorcycles," he said. Meanwhile, sources privy to the developments has informed that the authorities have received forensic reports on the murder. The reports said that the weapon used in Abidi's murder was also used for Ihtesham's killing in Liaquatabad on December 10. The police has started investigations on Ihtesham's killing after finding the similarity with the late incident.

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