LONDON, (SANA): British police, while issuing an appeal to the general public for assistance in investigations on the assassination of Dr. Imran Farooq, a leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), announced a reward worth 20,000 pounds for anyone who provides information linked to the killing here on Friday.
According to a statement issued from Metropolitan Police Service London (MPS) also known as Scotland Yard, Dr. Imran Farooq wanted to embark upon an independent political career and pursue an active political career in politics.
Imran launched his separate profile on social media website in July 2010 for the purpose two month prior to his murder in the Edgware district of London late on September 16, 2010, the statement added. The Metropolitan Police Service London (MPS) also known as Scotland Yard issued a fresh appeal for assistance in the Imran Farooq murder investigation on Friday, DawnNews reported.
Days before the second death anniversary of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s leader, the police appealed again to the people to come forward with any information that may lead to the identification, arrest and prosecution of those involved in the murder and has offered a reward of £20,000 in this regard.
Detectives from the MPS’s Counter Terrorism Command probing the murder of believe that Farooq may have been building his independent political profile months before he was murdered in London.
The police claimed to have knowledge that Farooq had setup a Facebook account in July 2010 and had amassed a large number of contacts using the social networking website.
The Scotland Yard team also believes that Farooq may have been poised to renew his political career and said that they would want to speak to anyone who was in contact with him over his political ambitions. Farooq was murdered on 16 September 2010 in London.
The authorities had launched an investigation and had also arrested a suspect who was released later for lack of evidence.http://www.sananews.net/english/scotland-yard-issues-fresh-appeal-in-imran-farooq-murder-case/
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