KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement Committee (MQM) Rabita Committee on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) verdict in the Karachi suo motu case and vowed to respect and uphold the decision.
A statement from the MQM said that the party was grateful to the chief justice of Pakistan and the bench for acting to protect the lives and property of the people of Karachi. The committee says the Supreme Court decision will help maintain peace in the city.
The MQM said it has directed all units and sectors to take action against any miscreants in the party.
The party has invited all stakeholders in the city to come forward and work to maintain peace in the city.
Earlier, the court had announced the verdict in the case and had ruled out a ban on the MQM.
The court had slammed the Sindh Government for failing to take effective measures against target killings and extortion.
The chief justice quoted reports of intelligence agencies saying that some criminal groups had political backing and that such elements had become part of political parties.