Parween Rahman murder case, suspect detain

KARACHI: Karachi police here Saturday arrested the main suspect in the murder case of social activist Parween Rahman, the Director of Orangi Pilot Project who was gunned down on March 13, 2013.

According to SSP Azhar Mahesar, the suspect Rahim Sawati was apprehended by the district West’s police and a pistol was also recovered from his possession.

“It is very difficult to arrest the suspect because of his various hiding methods,” said the SSP.

He recalled that dozens of suspects allegedly involved in the land grabbing, tanker mafia and extortion were arrested for investigation which finally led to Sawati’s arrest.-APP