MQM welcomes Rangers' statement
KARACHI (Dunya News) – Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Coordination Committee, Saturday, welcomed statement of Rangers officials regarding investigation of extrajudicial killings of MQM workers, Dunya News reported.
Coordination committee appealed for honest and impartial investigation.
A day into MQM’s 72-hour ultimatum, investigation committee summoned Station House Officers (SHOs) and investigating officers of concerned police stations.
Second session of Inspector General (IG) Sindh Iqbal Mehmood’s special investigation committee to probe MQM’s workers’ target killing took place here under supervision of Deputy IG East Munir Sheikh.
The participants reviewed progress of the ongoing investigation. The next session is expected to take place on Monday.
Earlier, Rangers spokesperson said that MQM’s concerns are being taken seriously.
Rangers back every right and lawful demand of the political parties, the spokespersons said.
He said that Rangers work within limits of the law and strict action will be taken if anyone found involved in extra-judicial killings.
MQM Raabta Committee has given a 72-hour ultimatum to the government for recovery of its missing workers. MQM also demanded military and judicial inquiry of extrajudicial murders of party workers.
MQM leader Dr Farooq Sattar warned government, while giving 72-hour ultimatum that MQM will take to streets and national highways of Sindh if missing party workers are not recovered.
Sattar demanded an investigation commission under supervision of Corps Commander Karachi and an unbiased monitoring committee to observe and oversee the ongoing operation in Karachi.
He said that if any of MQM workers is involved in any criminal activity then they should be presented to court after proper indictment.