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ATC issues non-bailable warrants of MQM leaders over hate speech

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KARACHI: The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Karachi on Saturday has issued non-bailable warrants of MQM Supremo Altaf Hussain, Dr. Farooq Sattar, Haider Abbas Rizvi and other party leaders in hate speech case.

Senior MQM leaders have already been declared as proclaimed offenders in the same case.

However, interim bail was granted to Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hassan, Waseem Akhtar, Qamar Mansoor and Rauf Siddiqui by the court.


M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.