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Police arrest prime suspect in Dr Naushad’s murder

HYDERABAD: The police on Friday claimed to have taken into custody a suspect who was allegedly involved in the killing of a member of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) last month.

MQM-P sector in-charge Dr Naushad was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Hyderabad on Oct 25. As per police reports, Shahid Abbasi aka Shahid Dancer was arrested from the Hali Road. Abbasi had been identified from the CCTV footage of the incident.

The MQM leader had been attacked by assailants riding a motorcycle when he was returning home after dropping off his children at a school near his house on Hali Road, Bhayya Park within the limits of Gulshan Halinagar Police Station.

Initial investigation reports had confirmed that the murder was suspected to be a result of personal enmity as opposed to being motivated by political gains.

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