NADEEM MALIK LIVE
TOPIC- ALTAF HUSSAIN STATEMENT AGAINST NADEEM MALIK, KARACHI OPERATION
GUESTS- WASEEM AKHTER, SHEIKH WAQAS AKRAM, QAMAR ZAMAN KAIRA, SHIBLI FARAZ
WASEEM AKHTER OF MQM said that Nadeem Malik if your feelings are hurt because of the statement of Altaf Hussain he apologizes on the behalf of his leader. He said that Nadeem Malik you are a journalist and asking a question is your right. He said that Nadeem Malik you interview Altaf Hussain in your program for hours and have a cordial relationship with him.
He said that a nonpolitical committee should be formed to monitor that no injustice is being done during the operation in Karachi. He said that weapons confiscated from 90 are licensed and criminals were arrested from somewhere else and blame is put on MQM. He said that one institution is using the media against MQM.
He said that MQM legal experts are examining the FIR registered against Altaf Hussain. He said that many FIR’s have been registered against Altaf Hussain in the past it is not a new thing. He said that if the rangers arrested the criminals and confiscated the weapons from 90 they should present it to the court with evidence.
SHEIKH WAQAS AKRAM OF PML-N said that the statement in the support of Karachi operation by PM and interior minister is sign of taking ownership of the operation. He said that SC mentioned the names of five political parties that have military wings PPPP and MQM are included in the list. He said that the political powers should back the police and the police should be provided proper training.
QAMAR ZAMAN KAIRA OF PPPP said that he supports the raid on 90 for the reason that the criminals were arrested from there. He said that all political parties assured their support to PM including MQM for Karachi operation and Zardari himself participated in the meeting. He said that he will support the apprehension of criminals of any party even if PPPP. He said that the criminals have been arrested from the headquarters of MQM now they should keep their nerves in control. He said that MQM should kick out the criminals from their party and clean their house themselves.
He said that we need to fight a certain mind set in the streets of the whole country in order to get rid of the extremism. He said that political forces need to stand behind their forces to tackle the terrorism in the country. He said that the stolen weapons of NATO are common in the country so MQM people can also have a chunk of it.
SHIBLI FARAZ OF PTI said that his party supports Karachi operation because peace in Karachi will benefit the whole of the country. He said that he believes that no injustice should be done to anyone during the operation in Karachi. He said that for the elimination of crime in Karachi the recruitment in police should be on merit and it should be depoliticized.