MQM declares Sindh-wide protest right this moment

 Dr. Farooq Sattar
Muttahida Quami Motion (MQM) has introduced a peaceable shutter-down strike right this moment in opposition to the late Tuesday’s raid at get together chief Dr. Farooq Sattar’s home by the Rangers.

After a short emergency assembly, the MQM’s Coordination Committee appealed to individuals of Sindh to maintain their enterprise actions at a standstill and transport off roads right this moment in protest in opposition to the rangers raid.

Asserting protest right this moment after a spot of over yr’s time, the Coordination Committee urged the individuals to lodge their protest peacefully.

MQM will observe protest throughout Sindh together with Karachi, the press launch mentioned.

The MQM’s decision-making physique mentioned the paramilitary power saved your entire space underneath siege for a number of hours, disallowing the individuals to depart for mosques to supply Traveeh prayers.

The MQM mentioned the paratroopers concerned in extrajudicial killing of Aftab Ahmed had not been arrested up to now.

Condemning the Rangers raid at Dr. Farooq Sattar’s home, Coordination Committee mentioned Karachi Operation is being performed in opposition to MQM completely.

Rabita Committee additionally urged upon the human rights organizations to take discover of human rights violations.

It needs to be talked about right here that the paratroopers performed an hour-long siege of senior chief Farooq Sattar’s residence in Karachi on Tuesday.

Greater than eight automobiles carrying as many as 30 troops raided the road housing Sattar’s residence at PIB Colony.

Based on our correspondent, entry and exit routes resulting in Sattar’s home had been sealed.

MQM spokesman Ameenul Haq mentioned that Sattar was current at his residence alongside together with his household.

 Sattar condemned the raid, saying that he has tried to contact director normal of Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) to precise his issues.

“I deserve higher therapy after 30 years of my politics,” he mentioned and demanded the paramilitary troops to permit media protection.

The raid has triggered worry within the space as individuals had been unable to supply Taraveeh because of the siege, the MQM chief added.

To a question, he mentioned the presence of any prison at his residence is out of query.

“Are they making an attempt to heal individuals’s wounds or including insult to damage,” he questioned.

Later, a lot of the get together staff reached Sattar’s place and chanted pro-MQM slogans.

The Rangers is but to problem a press release in regards to the motion. Nonetheless, Rangers spokesman mentioned Sattar’s home was not raided.

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