KARACHI – Rangers spokesman colonel Tahir has said that none of the detained workers of MQM has been released yet.
He told media that the people arrested from MQM headquarter 90, are involved in Aggravating crimes, they will be brought to court tomorrow
According to Rangers Spokesperson Col. Tahir, several suspects including Faisal Mota, Farhan Shabir alias Mulla, Amir Khan, Nadir and Obaid K2 have been arrested.
Rangers authorities have claimed that Faisal Mota was convicted by an anti-terrorism court in journalist Wali Babar`s killing while MQM leader Amir Khan has been taken into custody for interrogation.
The Rangers spokesperson further revealed that different kinds of local and imported weapons including Kalashnikovs, shotguns, 9mm pistols, hundreds of bullets and bullet-proof vests were seized during the raid. They believe that some of the weapons might have been stolen from NATO containers.
The law enforcement personnel have also sealed Khursheed Memorial Hall and claimed that no MQM lawmaker has beenarrested in the operation.
Action will be taken wherever the criminal elements are present, Rangers official said.
Col. Tahir further said that Rangers have a legal mandate to clear no-go areas in the city. The order to clear all the illegalbarriers was given by the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
MQM worker Waqas Shah, who worked at party’s information department, was killed during a shooting incident.
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