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Farooq Sattar’s coordinator Aftab Hussain dies

KARACHI: Coordinator of senior Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Farooq Sattar, Aftab Hussain has died under Rangers custody, Tuesday, reported.

Aftab Hussain was arrested by Rangers two days ago from his residence at Federal-B (FB) Block 14, on Sunday.

Rangers had acquired 90-day remand of late Hussain on Monday.

“Hussain died soon after was brought to hospital today morning in critical condition,” Director of Emergency in Jinnah Hospital, Dr Seemi Jamal.

Hospital administration stated that Hussain expired at 8:20am while a five-member board was formed for autopsy. The board is headed by senior medico-legal officer (MLO) Dr Kaleem.

Funeral prayer of the deceased will be offered at 5pm in Numaish Chowrangi.

Hussain had been associated with MQM since 1990 and has been serving as Sattar’s coordinator since 2002. Sources revealed that he has been arrested from his residence by undercover cops.