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PPP woman MPA Shahnaz Ansari shot dead

15 February, 2020 13:15

PPP woman MPA Shahnaz Ansari shot dead in an attack today (Saturday).

Three bullets hit Pakistan Peoples Party Member of Sindh Assembly when gunmen targeted her in district Naushehro Feroze. 

She was rushed to Civil Hospital Nawab shah for medical assistance but succumbed to fatal wounds. 

PPP woman MPA Shahnaz Ansari

Police cops subsequently cordoned off the village.

However, the attckers successfully fled the scene.

Investigating authorities apprised that one accused Waqar executed the attack. 

Later, PPP’s elected representatives and workers gathered outside the hospital.

Shahnaz Ansari was elected MPA twice on reserved seats for women.


Family dispute

Sources said that Shahnaz Ansari was observing Chehlum ceremony of her brother-in-law.

Police stated that MPA’s brother-in-law had a land dispute with his family.

Brothers of Shahnaz’s late brother-in-law Dr. Zahid Khokha also forbade the MPA from visiting the village.


Sindh CM issues orders


Meanwhile, , Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah took notice of the attack on MPA Shahnaz Ansari.

He demanded a report from the Deputy Commissioner and SSP Naushehro Feroze.

He also called for immediate arrest of the attackers involved in her murder.


On the other hand, PPP chairmanBilawal Bhutto-Zardari strongly condemned the assassination of Shahnaz Ansari.

He said that he was shocked to hear the sad news.

He demanded an investigation into the matter.

Bilawal also demanded the arrest of her murderers immediately.

He called her party’s asset and a good worker”, he added.


Three-day mourning


PPP’s leader Saeed Ghani  said that former President Asif Ali Zardari has announced a three-day mourning over the killing of MPA Shahnaz Ansari.

He said that a stern action will be taken against the accused after inquiry.

Spokesman of PPP Senator Maula Bakhsh Chandio condemned the murder.

He said that she was sincere and a brave woman. He vowed to bring murderers of MPA Shahnaz to justice.


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