- Irfan Mahar’s wife had husband killed for his properties, say police.
- Police have arrested the deceased’s brother-in-law for involvement in his murder.
- Police found ammunition, hats worn by the suspects and other evidence.
Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) suspect Karachi who killed Sindh Bar Council (SBC) secretary Irfan Mahar was plotted by his wife.
Sources privy to the development informed The News that CTD Karachi arrested the victim’s brother-in-law Akbar Mahar and accomplices Rahim Bux Mahar, Wajid Jakhro, and two other persons of Mangi and Lashari castes for having a hand in his killing.
The report states that Mahar’s brother-in-law is the main suspect in the murder and they think his wife, Sahibzadi, played a key role in her husband’s murder. The wife is still on the plains.
Initial investigations revealed that Sahibzadi wanted to control Mahar’s buildings. However, when the victim gave some to his brothers, Sahibzadi plotted to kill his brother, Akbar Mahar.
Sources have revealed that police have also arrested the Sindh Bar Council official, Extraordinary Secretary Parvez Memon, in connection with a similar case.
Akbar Mahar killed his brother-in-law Irfan Mahar with the help of his relative, Rahim Bux Mahar, and his associates, Wajid Jakhro and others, police said.
Police said they had recovered a shotgun, a 30-round pistol, a motorcycle used to kill Mahar, hats worn by the suspects, and records of Akbar Mahar and his aides staying at a hotel in Karachi.
Authorities have also received the Call Data Record (CDR) of the suspects.
SBC secretary gunned down in Karachi
Earlier this month, SBC secretary Irfan Ali Mahar was killed in a shooting near his home in Karachi.
The incident happened at Gulistan-e-Jauhar Block 13. Mahar died on the way when he was being taken to the hospital.
According to the police, the accused had fired several shots in a row at Mahar and escaped.
Attorney Naeem Qureshi said Mahr, 45, returned to Block 13 in his car to drop off his daughter at school. But two suspects on a motorcycle shot him while sitting in his car.