Warrants issued for Altaf, MQM leaders over anti-Pakistan speeches

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Karachi on Tuesday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain, nominated Karachi mayor Waseem Akhtar, and other senior leaders of the party over allegations of delivering anti-state and provocative speeches.Non-bailable warrants were also issued against MQM leaders Farooq Sattar, Khushbakht Shujaat, Rasheed Godil, Qamar Mansoor and others for January 2.The court also accepted a challan in nine cases against the party’s senior leader Rauf Siddiqi.The political leaders are accused of delivering or facilitating provocative speeches against the state.


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