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MQM founder's provocative speech: Waseem Akhtar, Farooq Sattar among 21 accused indicted

MQM founder's provocative speech: Waseem Akhtar, Farooq Sattar among 21 accused indicted

KARACHI (92 News) – An anti-terrorism court framed charges against 21 accused, including Waseem Akhtar, Farooq Sattar, Salman Mujahid, in a case pertaining to provocative speech of the MQM founder.

The other indicted accused include Khawaja Izharul Hassan, Rauf Siddiqui, Shahid Pasha and Qamar Mansoor. However, all the accused pleaded not guilty.

The court summoned more witnesses and adjourned the case till January 12.

After MQM founder's speech in 2016, cases were registered against the MQM leaders in different police stations of the city.

MQM leader Mujahid Baloch had voluntarily surrendered to the police.