Karachi Press Club : Rangers officials arrested senior leaders of Altaf Hussain-led Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Dr Hassan Zafar Arif and Kunwar Kahlid Younis on Saturday before a scheduled press conference at the Karachi Press Club.
MQM London Member Dr Arif, who had reached the press club in a bid to lead the press conference, was taken away in a Rangers’ mobile to an undisclosed location apparently for investigation.
Television footage showed Dr Arif waiting outside the Karachi Press Club for other party members and supporters when Rangers officials took the member of MQM London Coordination Committee into their custody.
After Dr Arif arrest, Amjadullah Khan another leader of MQM London postponed the press conference which was supposed to be held in Karachi today.
Within few minutes, MQM London’s Kunwar Khalid Younis was also apprehended near Governor House when he was on his to the press club to be a part of the same press conference.
According to latest reports, both the MQM London’s leader have been shifted to Mitha Raam Hostel.