Rangers serve legal notice to MQM’s Waseem Akhtar


KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Monday sent a legal notice to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Waseem Akhtar for leveling false and baseless allegation against the paramilitary force during a TV talk show.


According to a press release issued here, the Rangers spokesman said Akhtar, in a television talk show aired on September 29, had accused the Rangers of stealing hides of sacrificial animals and involvement in extra-constitutional activities.

The spokesman termed the allegations leveled by the MQM leader as an attempt to tarnish the image of the paramilitary force.

“The legal notice was sent to Waseem Akhtar under section 8 of Defamation Ordinance 2002”, the spokesman added.