Security of MQM parliamentarians unsatisfactory: Farooq Sattar

KARACHI (Neo Web Desk): Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Farooq Sattar on Tuesday stated that security of party lawmakers is unsatisfactory.

Talking to media, Farooq Sattar said the federal and provincial governments have been repeatedly asked to provide sufficient security to the MPs.

Ealier on Tuesday, four attackers on motorcycles opened fire on the car of MQM MNA Rashid Godil, critically wounding him and killing his driver in an attack that raised tensions in the country s largest city Karachi.

Godil was in his parked car at a traffic light in the eastern Bahadurabad neighbourhood when the unidentified men began firing.

A spokesman at the Liaquat National Hospital, where Godil was taken, said the politician was struck by five bullets to his head, jaw and chest and a team of doctors was trying to stabilise him.

Senior MQM leader Haidar Abbas Rizvi said the next 48 hours would be crucial for Godil.

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