Published On: Tue, Mar 25th, 2014
Published in Category: District News

Funeral prayers of JSQM leaders offered

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LARKANA: Funeral prayers of the Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM) leaders were offered here at Ratodero bypass on Monday.

The funeral prayers for Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz’s (JSQM) leader Maqsood Qureshi and his aide Latif Sangat Salman Wadhayo were offered .

The charred bodies of Qureshi and Wadhayo were found from a gutted car in Naushehro Feroze district on March 21.

Strict security measures were taken for the funeral and a heavy contingent of police officers was deployed in Ratodero where the prayers were offered. The JSQM chairperson, vice-chairperson and central leaders attended the funeral along with thousands of party supporters.

Qureshi was JSQM’s spokesperson and the brother of party leader Bashir Ahmed Qureshi, while Wadhayo was the central president of the party.

Protests and violence had erupted in different parts of Sindh including Karachi as soon as the news of the deaths spread.

Doctors at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, who conducted the post-mortem of the deceased, had revealed that Qureshi was shot at least four times while Wadhayo was shot twice. It is believed that the car was set on fire after they were shot.}