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Arrested suspects confess to involvement in Dr Imran Farooq murder

11:29 PM | 2 Jul, 2015
Arrested suspects confess to involvement in Dr Imran Farooq murder
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) - Mohsin Ali and Moazzam Ali, the two prime accused in Dr Imran Farooq murder case, on Thursday confessed to their direct involvement in the killing of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader.

According to sources, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), formed to probe the murder of Dr Imran Farooq, interrogated the accused.

The accused Mohsin Ali admitted that he was present on the spot and attacked the MQM leader with a knife ‘on the eve Altaf Hussain's birthday’, sources added.

Mohsin Ali has also revealed that he was an activist of All Pakistan Muttahida Students Organization (APMSO) – the student wing of MQM formed in June 11 1978.

He told the JIT that Moazzam Ali was the one who arranged his and Kashif's travel to UK, Geo news reported.

Sources quoted Mohsin as admitting that he used to work in Moazzam Ali's company, Com-net.

Another key accused Moazzam Ali, according to sources, has also named five leaders of MQM for their alleged involvement in the murder case of Dr Imran Farooq. One of the names include MQM Chief Altaf Hussain.

Moazzam also admitted arranging Mohsin and Kashif's travel to UK for getting the job done.

Khalid Shamim, another accused in the murder case, revealed that it was his responsibility to pick Kashif and Mohsin from the airport and shift them to a secure location, sources added.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


PKR rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 16 April forex rates

Pakistani currency gains momentum against all currencies on April 16, 2024 Tuesday. US dollar was being quoted at 277.9 for buying and 280.85 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 295 for buying and 298 for selling while British Pound stands at 345 for buying, and 349 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 15 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.9 280.85
Euro EUR 295 298
UK Pound Sterling GBP 345 349
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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