Dr. Imran Farooq Laid To Rest
MQM leader Dr. Imran Farooq has been laid to rest in Shuhada graveyard in Yasinabad. Heart-rending scenes were witnessed when Dr. Imran’s family, friends and party leaders laid his dead body to rest. His namaz-e-janaza was offered in Jinnah Ground Azizabad. Maulana Asad Thanvi led the funeral prayers of the deceased leader. A large number of MQM members, leaders of other political parties and general public attended the Jamaz-e-Janaza.
Earlier, PIA plane PK-788 carrying dead body of MQM leader Dr. Imran Farooq arrived at Karachi airport this morning. Then, Dr. Imran Farooq’s dead body shifted to his house in Sharifabad by ambulance. Afterwards, it was taken to MQM headquarters Nine Zero.
Security has been put on high alert in the city. Ban has been put on arms carrying during in Karachi. All security arrangements have been finalised for funeral prayer of Dr. Imran Farooq. All educational institutions are closed and markets shut today.
Imran Farooq, 50, a senior member of the MQM party who had lived in London since 1999, was stabbed to death outside his home in Edgware in September.