Pakistan

KARACHI (Online) – An antiterrorism court on Wednesday recorded the statements of Rangers officials in a case pertaining to the murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement activist Waqas Shah during a raid on the party’s Nine Zero headquarters last year.

During Wednesday hearing, Rangers officials Farhan and Ansar recorded their statements before the court.

Ranger’s official Asar, who was presented at scene, in his statement said that he had seen accused Asif Ali pulled out a pistol and fired at the victim.

Another MQM worker, Syed Asif Ali, has been charged with allegedly killing victim Shah during the Rangers raid on the MQM’s headquarters.

The paramilitary force claimed to have arrested the accused in Shahdadpur in June 2015 and said that he confessed to have killed the young activist. Later, he was handed over to police and they alleged that the crime weapon was found on a lead given by the accused.

After recording the statement, the court adjourned the hearing till Jan 26 for cross-examination of the