KARACHI: Bodies of PPP’s MPA Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani and his wife Fareeha Razzaq were found from their Karachi residence, police confirmed on Thursday.
The bodies were found from their house located in Defence area of Karachi. Bodies were spotted by the house servants.
Sindh Planning and Development Minister Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani has worked as MNA as well.
Police said PPP’s lawmaker and his wife Fareeha Razzaq were present at their house when their death took place overnight.
Several party leaders and senior government officials including Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and family members arrived at the house after the incident.
Bijarani was born on 10 July 1946 in Karampur, Sindh. He did Bachelors from National Collage in Karachi and Masters in Political Science. He was a professional lawyer and did LLB from Sindh Muslim Law College.
He began his political career after he was elected to the Provincial Assembly of Sindh in 1974. He was re-elected to the Provincial Assembly of Sindh in 1977 general election.
He was elected to the Senate of Pakistan in 1988.
He was elected to the National Assembly from NA-157 (Jacobabad) for the first time in 1990 elections. He was re-elected as MNA from NA-157 (Jacobabad) as PPP candidate in 1997 general elections.
He was re-elected from NA-209 (Jacobabad) as a candidate of PPP in 2002 general elections. He became an MNA from Constituency NA-209 in 2008.
As PPP candidate, Bijarani was currently an MPA in Sindh after he won PS-16 in 2013.