KARACHI – Another British passport holder and a former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader, Saleem Shahzad who has been wanted to police in 20 cases, was arrested by Karachi airport security 0n his arrival from Dubai on Monday.
The airport security arrested Saleem Shahzad, from Karachi Airport.
Shehzad was travelling on a British passport from Dubai to Karachi said Mushtaq Muhar, a DSP Karachi airport.
The DSP airport has also confirmed Saleem Shahzad’s arrest who would be given into the custody of the relevant police station after examining cases against Shahzad.
Given the involvement of Saleen in more than 20 cases including ‘enmity against the state, firing and other sabotage related activities’, the Counter Terrorism Court has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant. Most of the cases that he has reportedly have been involved are presently registered in various police stations such as Gulshan Iqbal, Orange Town, Landhi Baldia and Sirjani.
However, Salem Shahzad has responded to the allegation made on the media that, ‘I have neither committed any crime and nor do I fear any arrest. And I will defend myself in the court of law (against allegations).’