Altaf Hussain booked in Imran Farooq murder case

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ISLAMABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain was booked in a murder case of his party leader Imran Farooq murder case on Saturday while Muhammad Anwar and Iftikhar Hussain are also nominated in the case.
According to details, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has registered a case against MQM chief and senior leaders in Imran Farooq murder case. The case is booked under murder and anti-terrorism sections.
Following the lodging of the case, Pakistan has sought access to the accused and a formal request has been made to the British government in this regard.
Pakistan maintains in the request that the investigation material and access to the accused be provided to Pakistani investigators. The officials have also asked for permission to examine Farooq’s widow’s testimony as well.
The sources said that the British government has assured Pakistan of full support and that the Pakistani investigation team can visit Scotland Yard in the coming week in this regard.
The First Information Report (FIR) was registered with the anti-terrorism department of FIA. The case includes various charges including murder, accessory to murder and terrorism.
All three accused Mohsin Ali, Moazam Ali and Khalid Shamim were nominated initially but the government had decided to lodge a fresh FIR in Pakistan as well.

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