ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday said that the government will soon impose a ban on Ansar-ul-Shariah, the group allegedly involved in attack on Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader in Karachi on Eid day.
At a meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Interior, the minister claimed that militant group’s all members in Karachi including its chief have been arrested. He added that the remaining militants, who are on the run, will be nabbed soon. He said that Sindh Rangers Director General Maj Gen Saeed had briefed him about the attack on the MQM-P leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan and the developments in the case. He said that every political party, including MQM-Pakistan, had political freedom. He added that no violent group or party would be allowed to spread anarchy or chaos in the country.
Published in Daily Times, September 14th 2017.