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Farooq Sattar, other MQM leaders indicted in incendiary speech case

KARACHI: An accountability court on Saturday indicted Farooq Sattar, and other Mutahidda Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leaders in cases related to incendiary speech and attack on the ARY office. The court read out the charges against them, stating that a hate speech was delivered outside the Karachi Press Club in August 2016 and MQM leaders facilitated the provocative speech. The court said that speech challenged the integrity of the country. “The MQM chief then ordered workers to attack a media house.” The leaders of the…

Farooq Sattar indicted for violating Loudspeaker Act

KARACHI: A city court on Wednesday indicted former convener of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Dr. Farooq Sattar in Loudspeaker Act violation case. The court indicted Sattar and others in one of the cases, related to Loudspeaker Act violation, on the charges, which he has denied. While adjourning the hearing until October 17, the court has summoned all witnesses to appear before the court in next hearing. The case was registered at the New Town police station after a party workers’ gathering in PIB Colony on June 27,…