Thursday, 8 September 2011

ISI briefs CJ on parties involved in Karachi unrest

KARACHI: The ISI officials on Thursday briefed the Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry on the number of political parties involved in Karachi unrest, DawnNews reported.

“Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Muttahida Qaumi Movement – Haqiqi (MQM-Haqiqi), Awami National Party (ANP), Sunni Tehreek (ST), Amman Committee and banned groups including Sipah-e-Sahaba, Sipah-e-Muhammad are involved in the Karachi unrest,” the ISI officials informed the chief justice.

According to sources the ISI officials briefed the chief justice and other judges in his (CJ’s) chamber whereas officials from IB were also present during the briefing.

Sources said that the CJ inquired the ISI if they had shared this information with the police and rangers on which the officials replied no.

The CJ ordered the ISI that all information should be shared with the police and rangers so that action can be taken against the accused to end the unrest in Karachi, sources said.


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