Altaf Hussain's posters removed from Nine Zero, adjoining areas

Published August 25, 2016
Posters and banners of MQM chief Altaf Hussain seen removed from Mukka Chowk monument. —Online
Posters and banners of MQM chief Altaf Hussain seen removed from Mukka Chowk monument. —Online

KARACHI: Posters and banners bearing the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain's image and the party's flags were taken down at the party's Nine Zero headquarters and various neighbourhoods of Karachi on Thursday, as well as in parts of Hyderabad and Sukkur.

Posters torn down from Karachi's Mukka Chowk. ─DawnNews screengrab
Posters torn down from Karachi's Mukka Chowk. ─DawnNews screengrab

MQM headquarters Nine Zero is Altaf's Karachi home and was sealed earlier this week.

The party's flags, posters and banners were removed from Jinnah Ground, Azizabad, Latifabad 6, 7 and 8 and Mukka Chowk in Karachi.

MQM banners and posters were also removed in Hyderabad's Latifabad as well as well as parts of Sukkur.

There has been no response from the MQM on the development yet.

Sindh Rangers on Monday night initiated action against MQM for allegedly inciting violence in the metropolis. The paramilitary forces raided party headquarters Nine Zero, took senior party leaders into custody and sealed MQM offices there.

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