Sindh Assembly: MQM voices concern over workers killing
KARACHI: The Mutahidda Qaumi Movement walked out for the second consecutive day from Sindh Assembly session on Tuesday in protest against ‘extra judicial’ killing of its workers, ARY News reported.
The assembly session was chaired by speaker Agha Siraj Durrani. Shortly after the assembly proceedings kicked off, MQM lawmakers staged a token walkout, registering their protest against ‘extrajudicial’ killing of its activists and workers.
Minister Information Sharjeel Inam Memon stated the government would not allow anyone to get any mileage on pretext of targeted operations in the city. He said the government acknowledged complaints and grievances of the MQM.
MQM MPA Khwaja Izhar ul Hasan, while expressing serious concern over ‘murders’ of party workers and torture on them, said a contract had been given to make city hostage. He said party workers were being given life threats.
The legislators of MQM had also staged a walkout on Monday from Sindh Assembly session in protest against the ‘illegal’ detention and torture on its activist, Fahaz Aziz, who was arrested last Saturday night during his wedding ceremony.
The MQM activist was nabbed from Shah Faisal Town area on charges of his alleged involvement in criminal activities and police had kept him in detention the whole night. He was also tortured under police custody.