Top Shia cleric Alama Mirza Yousuf detained in Karachi


news65sf6fs65fs56All Pakistan Shia Action Committee chief Allama Mirza Yousaf Husain was apprehended from his residence in Karachi by police late Saturday night, a Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) spokesperson told.
Allama Yousaf Husain’s residence is attached to Jamia Masjid Noor-e-Iman in Nazimabad where he is a prayer leader, he said.
MWM leader Ahmed Iqbal Rizvi in a statement, while condemning Husain’s detention, said that “killings of the mourners and detentions of Shia leaders were a conspiracy to foil Karachi operation.”
A police spokesperson said that several people were detained during ‘combing and search operations’ in different parts of the city.

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