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Why is Faisal Raza Abidi detained?

KARACHI: Former Senator of Pakistan Peoples Party, Faisal Raza Abidi, who remained Asif Zardari’s ‘right hand’, was taken into custody in the wee hours of Saturday.

Several hours after his detention, Law enforcement agencies have now claimed that truckload arms were recovered from former Senator Faisal Raza Abidi’s house on Friday, Samaa News reported.

Abidi, who was detained late on Friday, had his home searched for half an hour by law enforcement agencies.

Defending Abidi, ‘Shiite organisations’ claimed that Abidi held licenses of the recovered weapons, adding that the licenses were being deliberately concealed by the agencies.

Law enforcement agencies detained former Senator Faisal Raza Abidi in Karachi late on Friday.

Earlier on Friday, at least six people including four members of proscribed Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) were killed and two injured in separate incidents of firing in different parts of Karachi.

As per details, three men, appeared to be ‘religious scholars’, were shot in the Shafiq Mor area of North Karachi.