Altaf Hussain booked for Imran Farooq’s murder


The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday registered a case against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chairman Altaf Hussain and other party leaders in the murder of former MQM leader Dr Imran Farooq.

The case, filed by FIA’s counter-terrorism wing in Islamabad, has been registered for “conspiracy, assistance, abettment and ultimately assassination /murder of Dr Imran Farooq, a senior member of MQM in London on Sept 2010. The case has been registered under sections 302, 34, 109, 120B of the Pakistan Penal Code and Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act,” read a statement issued by the agency.

“The government of Pakistan through FIA’s counter-terrorism wing is the complainant in the case.”

Others nominated in the case include Mohammad Anwar, Iftikhar Hussain, Moazzam Ali Khan, Kashif Khan Kamran, Syed Mohsin Ali and Khalid Shamim.