KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Farooq Sattar has stated that he should be referred to as the party chief , further stating that the party has dissociated itself from London after August 22.
While conversing on a private news channel, Farooq Sattar stated that he should be referred to as MQM Pakistan chief from now onwards, further stating that he had made no contacts with the party leaders present in London. He added that he was ready to provide his cellphone so that it may be investigated whether he established any contacts with London or not.
Farooq Sattar said that he did not use Skype and that party members belonging to London were also removed from the party s Whatsapp group, further adding that statements made by Nadeem Nusrat and Wasay Jalil should not be considered as party s stance.
Farooq Sattar stated that it was not possible that the attacks that took place on August 22 were carried out after planning, further stating that action should be taken against all those behind spreading unrest in the city on the aforementioned date.
He said that if MQM workers were involved in carrying out attacks on media houses then they were not part of the party anymore.
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