Karachi: Pakistan Rangers released Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Rabitta Committee member Izhar Ahmed on Wednesday, Rangers spokesman said in a statement.
According to the spokesman, Izhar Ahmed is being interrogated on 34 different legal matters.
Reports surfaced about the ‘arrest’ of MQM leader on Tuesday after the party called for immediate release of Izhar Ahmed.
According to the reports, Izhar Ahmed was arrested from Karachi’s Federal B. Area from the house of another Rabitta Committee member Abdul Haseeb Khan.
On Sunday, the MQM had demanded on that a judicial commission be formed to investigate the “extrajudicial killings” of 70 activists.
Speaking at a press conference at the Khursheed Begum Secretariat, senior deputy convener Dr Farooq Sattar also asked that the unannounced ban on the party’s activities be lifted.