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UC Nazim taken into custody.

KARACHI -- Bhains Colony Union Council Chairman Abdul Rahim Shah was detained by the police on Monday for the murder of Jeay Sindh Tehreek Karachi President Irshad Ranjhani. The arrest came after protests on social media and Karachi Police chief Dr Amir Sheikh's inquiry team recommended the UC chairman's arrest.

East Zone DIG said that they were in contact with Ranjhani's family. A day earlier, the investigative team had examined the crime scene and recorded the statement of the Edhi ambulance driver. The investigation team had also reviewed CCTV footage and videos circulating on social media of the incident. A case has been registered against Shah for stopping people from shifting Ranjhani to a hospital after he shot him.

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On February 6, Ranjhani was shot dead by Shah who also did not let people present on the spot take him to the hospital.

By the time this report was filed, PPP ministers Saeed Ghani and Nasir Hussain Shah had reached the Shah Latif Police Station to register an FIR against Rahim Shah.

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Publication:The Express Tribune (Karachi, Pakistan)
Date:Feb 12, 2019
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