MQM leader Saleem Shahzad sent to jail

ATC sends the veteran leader on judicial remand until February 18

Zubair Ashraf February 07, 2017
An ATC sent Shahzad on judicial remand until February 18. PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court sent on Tuesday veteran Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Saleem Shahzad to jail on judicial remand until February 18.

The court sought a supplementary charge sheet against Shahzad from police officials in a case related to providing treatment and shelter to terrorists.

Shahzad was arrested on Monday as soon as he landed at Karachi airport and ended his self-imposed exile of more than two decades.

MQM leader Saleem Shahzad arrested

The MQM leader remained associated with MQM founder Altaf Hussain and his party since its inception as a student organisation in 1978, until he was removed from the Coordination Committee in London in 2013 and was later expelled from the MQM.

Announcing his plan to return to Pakistan via his Twitter account on Sunday, he stated that he would “strengthen Farooq Sattar and his Coordination Committee”.



BrainBro | 6 years ago | Reply Face palm is the only thing that comes to mind. What was he thinking?
IMDAD ALI | 6 years ago | Reply which party PSP, or MQM Pakistan shall own this person as MQM london has already disowned this man. other thing is that whether his services being fruitful for urdu speaking people or fruitless for them. Sindh speaking people shall not part ways from PPP and udru speaking sindhis shall not part ways from MQM. the seed of hats which both the parties leaders bowed now has been big trees, but time has been come for its cutting if we wants to come on the track of development otherwise we all shall be doomed.
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