KARACHI – Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) filed FIR against Lal Masjid’s cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz in a police station in Karachi on Sunday.
The FIR was filed against Abdul Aziz for his threatening statements against MQM chief Altaf Hussain.
Abdul Aziz is also accused of terrorism, igniting violence and other criminal offenses.
The FIR was registered in Azizabad police station of Karachi.
Earlier, The MQM chief had earlier called for the arrest of Aziz for ‘sympathising with the Taliban’ and demanded the army close down Jamia Hafsa seminary.
The Lal Masjid cleric landed in hot water after he allegedly refused to condemn the Peshawar school attack which left at least 132 school children dead. Police in Islamabad registered a case against him following a protracted protest by civil society members against his controversial statement.
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