Altaf Hussain


KARACHI – The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader presented a charge-sheet against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain while addressing the journalists in Karimabad after inaugurating their election camp on Tuesday.

PTI leader Faisal Vawda put forward three demands with regards to Altaf Hussain. He demanded that since Altaf was a proclaimed offender a red warrant should be issued and he should be brought back to Pakistan, his second demand was to seize Altaf Hussain’s property in Pakistan.

Lastly he demanded that the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) enforce a ban prohibiting Altaf Hussain from addressing the public via telephone. PTI’s candidate for NA246 Imran Ismail said that MQM was scared of the PTI and was now pressurizing people. He added that if anything happens to any of their workers, the MQM will be held responsible.

Meanwhile, MQM’s Waseem Akhtar responded to Vawda and Ismail’s statements and argued that PTI was looking for a way out. He clarified that his leader was in exile and was not absconding. He added that his party was now wise to PTI’s tactics which were aimed at inciting violence. He said that MQM would not be incited to violence likening PTI’s political acumen to Montessori going children calling them ‘tadpoles’.