Mysterious banners reappear in city

Mysterious banners  reappear in city

KARACHI: Once again, unidentified persons dangled into action on Monday by displaying threatening banners in different parts of the city.

"Jo Quaid-e-Tehreek ka Ghaddar hay, woh Maut ka Haqdaar (The traitors of founder of movement or Quiad deserves death)," read the banners, which were seen initially on the fences of Sindh High Court Building right under a CCTV camera ; within no time, the same banners appeared outside the commercial centers of Saddar town including Regal Chowk.

The banners was supposedly signed by 'lovers' of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder Altaf Hussain and on some of the banners; slogans against MQM-Pakistan chief Farooq Sattar and the MQM Pakistan Rabita Committee were also observed .

When the private channels started there rhetoric , police rushed to the scene and removed the mysterious banners and also seized a white car parked outside the Sindh High Court building. Later, the police detained three persons with the seized car on the suspicion that they displayed the banners.

"These three persons were riding in a white car which was seen parked where the banner was hanging," Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Karachi South, Saqib Ismail Memon told journalists, however, he didn't mention the names of those arrested persons. He said that the suspects did not have any identity documents on them when they were arrested on the suspicion.

Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) leader Anis Advocate has said that those who have hung such banners must be ready for the consequences as the days of MQM Quaid are now counted. He said that the people who are displaying such banner will soon be in trouble.

PTI leader Faisal Vawda termed it a failure of the federal and provincial governments. "Displaying of such banners is failure of Sindh government and this is nothing else but an attempt to divert attention from Panama leaks," said Vawda.