Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Athar Mateen murder: Karachi police arrest motorcycle owner

The owner of the motorcycle used by armed robbers has been arrested by the specialized section of the Karachi police department in connection with an inquiry into the murder of senior journalist Athar Mateen.

The owner of the motorcycle used by the assassins of Athar Mateen was arrested by Karachi police officials during a raid conducted at Hub Chowki in Akram Colony. Jahangir was the name of the individual who was arrested.

The accused Jahangir has been taken to a different location for questioning by the police squad. The Anti-Vehicle Lifting Cell (AVLC) conducted additional raids near Hub Chowki later in the evening.

After following the suspects’ footprints for a short distance, cops arrived at a motorcycle showroom near Hub Chowki. The records of motorcycles sold by the showroom were confiscated by police officers as part of their investigation.

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The arresting officer’s statement, according to the police, will be used to enhance the investigation into the murder case. Moreover, n Numerous motorcycles were registered in the name of the accused suspect, Jahangir, according to reliable sources.

Furthermore, the Karachi Police Department was the first to use geofencing technology. The footage from the CCTV cameras was also acquired from a specific location, according to the police, in order to determine the paths used by the murderers to depart the scene of the crime.

In the early hours of the morning, unidentified armed men opened fire on a vehicle in Karachi’s Nazimabad neighborhood, killing an anonymous local journalist named Athar Mateen as he attempted to stop a mugging attempt.

According to the authorities, the journalist Athar Mateen was attempting to stop a robbery attempt when the incident occurred. Mateen struck a group of armed robbers who were looting a citizen with his vehicle, according to the authorities, who also stated that the suspects opened fire on him after being struck, resulting in his death immediately.

Maroof Usman, SSP Central, said that Athar Mateen was shot three times and that two empty 30-bore handgun cartridge cases had been retrieved. He said that a team from the crime scene unit had also been rushed to the location.

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