Imran holds Altaf Hussain responsible for murder of PTI leader in Karachi

Altaf Hussain in a statement condemns the incident and demands that the government immediately arrest the culprits.


Web Desk May 18, 2013
Imran held Altaf Hussain responsible for the attacks, while Altaf condemned the attack and demanded the government immediately arrest the culprits.

Condemning the brutal murder of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s senior leader outside her house in Karachi late on Saturday, the party chief held rival Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief responsible.

“I hold Altaf Hussain directly responsible for the murder as he had openly threatened PTI workers and leaders through public broadcasts.”

In tweets from his official account and per the statement released to the press. Imran further held the British Government responsible, claiming that the British government had been warned to act against Altaf Hussain following open threats to kill PTI workers. “Unfortunately the British Government did nothing to stop his calls to violence and killings."

Shortly after the incident, the MQM chief issued a statement of his own where he condemned the murder and demanded that the government immediately arrest the culprits and accord them the most severe punishment as per law.

Imran said Zara apa, as she was known to all within the party, was an old and senior Party leader who was a mentor to the PTI youth and a committed ideological leader of the Party.

"I am totally shocked and deeply saddened and still cannot believe anyone would kill such a gentle lady."

COMMENTS (91)

Imtiaz | 8 years ago | Reply

Khan sahib should you not be applying the same principle, and be touting talks with Altaf Hussain, just like taliban? Taliban have actually killed thousands of innocent Pakistanis and yet IK has never condemned them like this. Why the double standards?

Voice | 8 years ago | Reply

@Pakistani Ostrich: Get a life please. He does condemn the killings by Taliban on every front, He rightly blames US for it and the govt. because drone attacks are done with the permission of Govt. of pakistan. IK had always been vocal and straight forward in blaming anyone or everyone who did wrong. Altaf Hussain threatened the PTI supporters openly and besides that, their people had been threatening the voters not to vote. I hope our blind nation get eyes please..

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