Background: In the beginning of this month, Dr. Adil Khan,
a clerk of Jamia Farooqia Karachi, was murdered by unidentified
assaulters. According to police reports anonymous riders shot fire on Dr.
Adil’s car while he was near a shopping center in Shah Faisal Colony.
What now: Yesterday, the Karachi Ulema Committee called for
protests across the nation. Protesters urged the shopkeeper to close all shops
after Friday prayers. Meanwhile Rangers were deployed in different parts of the
city. In a press conference KUC representative praised their “peaceful”
What’s next: Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqi, leader of
proscribed organization Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat Maulana warned government that
if killers are not arrested soon they will resort to other “options”
Additional IG Karachi Police Ghulam Nabi told reporters that they will be
looking into different angles of this case.