MQM-L hitman involved in 96 murders captured in Karachi

Police in Karachi claim to have arrested a suspected hitman associated with Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London (MQM-L) for his alleged involvement in killings of 96 persons. The anti-street crime squad and Soldier Bazaar police arrested Yusuf alias Thelewala and seized a TT pistol, grenade and a motorbike from him. Yusuf had been in hiding since 2003 and got directions from MQM leadership in London.

Yusuf, who joined the MQM in 1995, started targeted killings the same year, was directly involved in killing of 30 people and had disposed 66 bodies.

Source: Dawn