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Pak qawwali maestro Amjad Sabri's killer reportedly arrested

Updated: Jul 24, 2016 11:50 IST

Karachi, July 24 (ANI): A key suspect in the murder of famous Pakistan qawwali maestro Amjad Sabri, who was shot-dead last month, has been arrested.

However, the police officials have refused to confirm any arrest, reports the Dawn.

Reportedly, Imran Siddiqui, a worker of a political party and an employee of District Municipal Corporation, was arrested during a raid in Surjani Town.

Siddiqui confessed to the killing and revealed the names of his companions.

According to reports, he received orders to kill Sabri, via phone.

Sabri was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne gunmen, a kilometre away from his home in the Liaquatabad neighbourhood of Karachi.

District Central SSP Arib Maher and Counter Terrorism Department SSP Naveed Khawaja who are investigating the high-profile murder did not confirm the arrest and said that there is no major development as of now. (ANI)