Karachi Mayor News
KARACHI: Tension gripped the Azizabad area on Wednesday
when Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar arrived near Mukka Chowk
along with the workers and the leaders of his party,
Workers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London (MQM-L) and
MQM-Pakistan faced off at Mukka chowk when Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar-led rally
headed towards Jinnah ground to pay homage to the party martyrs.
Moreover, the activists of MQM-London chanted slogans in favour of the party’s
founder. Police baton charged the MQM-London workers to avert any clash.
The police also stopped the rally from entering Jinnah Ground to avoid any possible clash.
MQM-P head Dr. Farooq Sattar had disassociated itself from MQM-London
after its founder delivered an anti-Pakistan speech that led to violent protest in on August 22, 2016.