LAHORE, (SANA): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that his party will protest against the murder Zahra Shahid Hussain today (Monday). In a video message on Sunday Imran Khan said Altaf Hussain was responsible for the killing of Zohra Shahid Hussain.
He said PTI would hold a protest demonstration in Karachi to condemn the killing of Zohra Hussain. He called upon other political parties to participate in the protest demonstration. Imran said he would visit Karachi as soon as he gets well.
He urged upon Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to take notice of the situation in Karachi where a party was trying to control people through harassment.
Imran also urged upon the Chief Election Commissioner to accept the demand of recounting in certain constituencies in order to restore the credibility of ECP. Imran Khan said democracy cannot survive in the country without free‚ fair and transparent elections.
“I hold Altaf Hussain directly responsible for the murder as he had openly threatened PTI workers and leaders through public broadcasts,” Imran said on his Twitter feed, describing the killing as “a targeted act of terror”.
“I also hold the British Govt responsible as I had warned them abt Br citizen Altaf Hussain after his open threats to kill PTI workers,” he said, adding that he was “shocked and deeply saddened by the brutal killing”. Imran Khan said that Zahra Hussain’s sacrifice would not go in vain.
Zohra Hussain, 59, vice president of the party s women s wing in Sindh province, was targeted by three men on a motorcycle outside her home in an upmarket part of Karachi.
Her death was the latest following a bloody election campaign marked by more than 150 killings.