Will ask DG Rangers, Sindh govt to address MQM’s concerns: Nisar


ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday said that he will talk to DG Rangers and Sindh Government for addressing the concerns of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) about alleged harassment and arrests of its workers.


Chaudhry Nisar responded to a point raised by Iqbal Muhammad Ali in the National Assembly.

The minister also sought time for this purpose till tomorrow and said he will report back in the House.

Earlier, Iqbal Muhammad Ali speaking on a point of order said that MQM is being pushed to the wall. He pointed out that MQM office was raided yesterday in Karachi and several workers were arrested.

The law enforcement agencies on Tuesday night raided MQM’s sector office in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar area and rounded up five people.

The party leaders and workers later staged a protest sit-in outside Shahra-e-Faisal police station, demanding release of arrested activists.