Muttahida Quami Movement USA Denounces, At Its Strongest Terms, The Kidnapping And Murder Of MQM Worker In Bannu, NWFP.

New York, Media Cell, MQM USA; January 05, 2009: The Central Organizer and members of the Central Organizing Committee MQM USA have strongly condemned the deplorable act of kidnapping and murder of member District Committee MQM NWFP Furqan Hashmi by armed terrorist and said that this murder is meanest inhuman act. Mr. Furqan Hashmi was kidnapped the other day from his residence in Bannu, NWFP by armed terrorists. Although the report was lodges with the Police, Furqan Hashmi was never recovered until his dead body in a highly molested condition was found. It appears that Furqan Hashmi was slaughtered and was shot in the head before his death. The office bearers of MQM USA endorsed Quaid e Tehreek’s statement that due to law and order situation in NWFP province the lives and assets of people of NWFP is at stake and the credit of this law and order situation goes to the presence of Talibans in a large number in that province. They further said that these types of barbaric acts are characteristic of Talibans and this is the way they treat their opponents. They added that law and order situation in all those places which are plagued with the presence of Talibans may be corrected if the Talibanization of NWFP, Sindh, and Karachi could be ceased and eradicated. They demanded of the high ranking law enforcing officials of Pakistan and NWFP to bring the culprits to Justice. They also prayed to Almighty God may the soul of the martyr be placed in eternal rest. They also offered their condolence to the family of Furqan Hashmi.