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Progress made in money laundering case against MQM founder, ATC informed

KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Wednesday hearing a money laundering case against Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain was informed that progress had been made in the case. The investigative officer informed the court that a British law firm has been hired to investigate the matter. Representatives of the firm recently visited Pakistan and have started further investigations. During the proceedings, the investigative officer informed the court that evidences are being collected against MQM…

Sindh apex body decides to rename 62 sites named after MQM founder

KARACHI: The civil and military leadership of Sindh on Thursday agreed to rename as many as 62 buildings and roads in Karachi named after the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder and his relatives. The decision to rename the buildings and roads was made during the 22nd Apex Committee meeting chaired by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah. It was resolved that those who were against the state didn't deserve any kind of honor or memorial. During the meeting, the chief minister informed the delegates that the…

Sindh cabinet approves removing landmarks associated with MQM founder

KARACHI: The government of Sindh has approved to remove any landmarks associated with Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) founder due to his involvement in anti-state activities. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presiding over a cabinet meeting on Saturday was recommended to change the name of any building, ground, area or other thing named after him forthwith. CM Sindh directed the chief secretary to prepare a list of such buildings so that their names could be changed. Summit Bank merger with Sindh Bank…

Hate speech case: Police file supplementary chargesheet against Farooq Sattar, Amir Khan

KARACHI: The Sindh Police on Saturday filed a supplementary chargesheet in an anti-terrorism court (ATC), declaring Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) chief Dr Farooq Sattar and another senior party leader Amir Khan accused for riots erupted in the city on August 22, 2016. Both leaders have been named as accused for their alleged involvement in the hate speech episode by the London-based founder of MQM last year. During the court proceedings today, the investigation team informed the judge that the leaders could…

ATC approves red warrants to arrest MQM founder, two other leaders through Interpol

KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) of Karachi on Monday gave approval for issuing red warrants to arrest Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder and two other MQM leaders through Interpol, ARY News reported. The MQM founder and other two leaders, MQM Convener Nadeem Nusrat and Suhail Zaidi, are suspected of involvement in the murder case of former managing director of Karachi Electric Supply Corporation Shahid Hamid. The ruling was announced on the basis of evidences provided by the interior ministry. This should…

MQM founder issue a cause of ‘rift’ between UK and Pakistan: Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan says the case of Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder is the cause of ‘rift’ between the UK and Pakistan, ARY News reported. Addressing a joint press conference with British Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Nisar said two had agreements had been reached with the UK government including one that relates to Pakistanis living in the Britain without any relevant documents. The Interior Minister said the two countries discussed sharing of intelligence and exchange of…

ATC issues non-bailable warrants against MQM founder

ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court of Islamabad has issued three non-bailable warrants of the Founder of MQM, ARY News reported on Islamabad. The court during a hearing against the hate speeches of the MQM founder against the armed forces issued warrants in three cases. The court also ordered the law enforcement agencies to arrest and present him before the court in the next hearing of the case on March 16. Three cases were filed against the MQM founder at Kohsar, Secretariat and Bhara Kahu police stations of…

Withdrawal of money laundering charges against MQM founder govt failure: Khursheed

SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly (NA) Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah said that dropping of money laundering charges by London Police against MQM founder is the failure of Pakistan's federal government, ARY News reported. The opposition leader was talking to media in his native city of Sukkur on Friday. Khursheed Shah said that that Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) has clashed with the judiciary whenever it has come into power. He claimed that PML-N governments don't follow the court orders and always…

Money Laundering Case: Likely indictment of MQM founder, others today

LONDON: Charges likely to be framed against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder and other party leaders in money laundering case hearing in London on Wednesday. The MQM founder and other party leaders Muhammad Anwar, Tariq Mir and Sarfraz Merchant are likely to be indicted under money laundering charges in a hearing at the Hammersmith Magistrates Court today. In case of the indictment the MQM leaders would have to submit their answer to the chargesheet in Crown Prosecution Court on October 25. The Scotland Yard had…