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Govt to redress MQM’s grievances: Fawad Chaudhry

KARACHI: Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday assured Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) that the government would address its grievances.  While talking to MQM-P Rabita Committee members at Bhadurabad, Fawad Chaudhry said that MQM-P is the collation partner of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in the province and centre.   The minister said that he would convey the grievances of MQM-P to Prime Minter Imran Khan and added that MQM has an important role in the politics of Karachi and Sindh. Karachi…

Farooq Sattar appears before JIT in Ali Raza Abidi murder case

KARACHI: Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) convener Dr Farooq Sattar on Thursday appeared before a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the murder of former member of the National Assembly Ali Raza Abidi, ARY News reported. He arrived at the South Zone Investigation office to record his statement in the high-profile murder case. The Joint Investigation team (JIT) headed by Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Pir Muhammad Shah along with other members of the probe team were present in the office.…

Ali Raza Abidi murder: Security firm issued show-cause notice

KARACHI: Taking exception to provision of an untrained security guard for protection of slain former Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Ali Raza Abidi, the Sindh Home Department on Saturday issued a show-cause notice to the security company to explain its position. According to the notice, the firm’s security guard was present at the gate of Abidi’s residence when he was attacked by armed men. The guard’s duty was to provide security to the deceased but he failed to do so. The weapon provided to the guard…

Funeral prayers of ex-MQM leader Ali Raza Abidi offered in Karachi

KARACHI: The funeral prayers of slain Ali Raza Abidi, former Muttahida Quami Movement - Pakistan (MQM-P) leader, were offered on Wednesday (today), ARY News reported. According to details, the funeral was observed at Imam Bargah Yasrab in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) of the city. The corporal remains of the MQM-P leader were laid to rest in the graveyard of DHA Phase I. Scores of political leaders, including MQM-P leadership and workers, participated in the last ritual of former MQM-P lawmaker.  Senior…

MQM-P announces three-day mourning over Abidi’s assassination

KARACHI: The leadership of Muttahida Quami Movement - Pakistan (MQM-P) on Wednesday announced three days of mourning (Youm-e-Sog) over the assassination of their former party leader Ali Raza Abidi.  According to details, all political activities will be halted while the party offices will also remain closed. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, convener of MQM-P, has appealed his party workers to attend the funeral prayers of Abidi today. The last rituals of slain former MNA, who was gunned down late night on Dec 25, will be offered…

Former MQM-P MNA Ali Raza Abidi gunned down in Karachi

KARACHI: Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) lawmaker Syed Ali Raza Abidi was gunned down outside his residence in Defence area of Karachi on Tuesday, ARY News reported.   According to the details, unidentified assailants opened fire on the vehicle of Ali Raza Abidi near his house in Khayaban-e-Ittehad and managed to escape from the scene.  Police officials said that the former MQM leader was alone in his car when he was attacked outside his residence. The officials confirmed that he received bullet…

MQM-P files defamation lawsuit against Farooq Sattar

KARACHI: Now the rifts have reached to a new level where Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has filed a defamation lawsuit against his own former convener Farooq Sattar on Friday. According to details, senior leader of MQM-P Kunwar Naveed Jamil said, despite being granted multiple chances, Sattar did not refrain from his "cheap tactics." He lambasted that Sattar will have to tender an apology for leveling baseless allegations against the MQM-P leaders, else he is to pay Rs500 million as fine. Nevertheless,…

Farooq Sattar not a part of MQM-P anymore: Amir Khan

KARACHI: Amir Khan, senior leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), on Saturday declared that Farooq Sattar does not belong to the party anymore. While speaking to mediamen, Amir Khan categorically said "Farooq Sattar is no longer a part of the MQM-P and should stop using its name and flag." He continued, "I am not answerable for any of his statements." The key leader of MQM-P maintained, “We will present the Karachi case in front of the chief justice." Praising Waseem Akhtar, he said, the Mayor…

Farooq Sattar, Waseem Akhtar, other MQM-P leaders indicted in hate speech cases

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court on Tuesday indicted MQM-P leader Farooq Sattar, Karachi mayor Waseem Akhtar, and other party leaders in as many as 21 identical cases pertaining to hate speeches. The ATC judge read out charges against Farooq Sattar, Waseem Akhtar, Khawaja Izharul Hassan, Rauf Siddiqui, Qamar Mansoor, Rehand Hashmi and  others. All suspects pleaded innocence and opted to contest the charges. The judge, subsequently, summoned prosecution witnesses on next hearing on November 10 to record their…

Sattar demands fresh intra-party elections, says ‘I saved MQM in Aug 2016’

KARACHI: Senior leader of MQM-Pakistan faction, Farooq Sattar, has demanded immediate holding of intra-party elections to ‘revive’ the party to its original structure. During a press conference here, he said the party operating in the country is currently under ‘difficult situation’. Our party members from Bahadurabad accidentally took away party leadership from me, he added. MPA Kamran Farooq who had joined the Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) on April 8 this year, was also sitting alongside Sattar at the presser. “Kamran…