KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has decided to stage protests inside and outside the Sindh Assembly on Friday against extortion, a statement issued late on Thursday read.
The MQM had called an emergency meeting of its cooridnation committees in Karachi and London in which they decided to agitate against extortionist mafia, who, the MQM alleged, had patrons amongst some of the feudal lords in Sindh. Some of these feudals, they claimed, sat in the Sindh Assembly.
The statement read that while the MQM was demonstrating restraint on the orders of party leader Altaf Hussain, otherwise, they warned, that they could very well handle the situation on their own.
Accusing some members of the Sindh Assembly as treating the coalition as they way ground, MQM warned that this practice must be desisted, otherwise they could withdraw from the assembly.
It also invited the public to join their agitation against extortion on Friday.