MQM Extends Day of Mourning, Calls Shutter-Down Strike on Jan 12

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MQM Extends Day of  Mourning, Calls Shutter-Down Strike on Jan 12 |

KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Sunday  announced to extend the day of mourning on Monday against the killing of MQM’s worker. 

Member of National Assembly belonging to Mqm Hyder Abbas Rizvi announced to extend the day of mourning on monday against the killing of worker belonging to MQM.

MQM also calls shutter down strike on January 12. While talking to media persons Hyder Abbas sad that according to the decision of Rabta Committee the end the protest from CM house.

Earlier, according to the details, the decision was taken at an ‘emergency’ meeting of the party’s Rabita Committee, which has also been endorsed by MQM chief Altaf Hussain.

Soon after the reports of the strike on local media, shops and businesses reportedly started to shut in different neighbourhoods of Karachi.

The Rabita Committee meeting strongly condemned “worst form of torture on party worker Faraz Alam in police custody”. The meeting also condemned the targeted killing of another MQM activist Nadeem Ahmed by the terrorists of banned outfits on Thursday.

The party appealed to shop owners and traders to keep their businesses shut on Sunday to protest against police atrocities.

Speaking to media representatives earlier, MQM’s senior leader Haider Abbas Rizvi also claimed that Faraz Alam was booked in a fabricated case and tortured by police.

He said torture marks were visible on Alam’s body and alleged that ongoing operation by Rangers and police in the city was aimed at the MQM.

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