ALTAF HUSSAIN EXPRESSES GRIEF ON MURDER OF FORMER MQM COUNCILOR
LONDON: 15th May 2012:
Founder and Leader of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Mr Altaf Hussain has expressed his profound grief and sorrow on the martyrdom of Anwar Alam, former MQM Councillor of UC-7, Jamshed Town and a worker of Unit 63 of MQM Society Sector.
Mr Hussain sympathized with the bereaved family and said that he and the workers of the MQM shared their grief equally. He said that the martyred worker not only served devotedly for the achievement of aims and objectives of the movement but also took active part in social welfare works. He remained steadfast in every moment of difficulty and hardship. His services for the party be remembered forever.
Mr Hussain also prayed for the divine forgiveness and eternal peace of the departed souls. He also prayed Almighty Allah to give courage and patience to the family members to bear the loss.
MQM CO-ORDINATION COMMITTEE CONDEMNS KILLING OF FORMER COUNCILOR
KARACHI: 15th May 2012:
Co-ordination Committee of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) has condemned the brutal murder of Answar Alam by the firing of unknown terrorists. The Committee has termed it an act of blatant terrorism.
The Co-ordination Committee has said that the terrorists wanted to create bloodshed and mayhem in the city for their vested interests.
The Committee said that the MQM workers, beside other innocent people, were being gunned down in incidents of targeted killing and the killing of Anwar Alam was also an offshoot of the same conspiracy.
The Co-ordination Committee sympathized with the bereaved family and demanded of Governor Sindh Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad and Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah to take serious notice of the killing of Anwar Alam.
Anwar Alam was sitting in Usmania playground in Society area when unknown terrorists riding on a motorcycle approached and opened fire. He was critically injured and rushed to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and died.
Anwar Alam was unmarried and he was 52 years old. He has left behind seven brothers and one sister.