ISLAMABAD: MQM walked out of joint session of the Parliament in protest against it’s senior worker’s assassination in Karachi, SAMAA reports.
The session was summoned to chalk out Pakistan’s foreign policy in the wake of troubling US relations.
However, Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s members of the National Assembly and Senators walked out of the session and came outside the parliament house, staging sit-in demanding for action against the culprits.
The lawmakers were led by Haider Abbas Rizvi who called upon Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, President Asif Ali Zardari and Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik to eliminate criminal elements form Karachi.
“Some elements belonging to Lyari gangs and Aman Committee are bent upon the targeted killing of MQM workers in Karachi,” he said.
Meanwhile, Rehman Malik announced that a joint investigation team (JIT) has been formulated to probe into the murder of MQM worker in Karachi.
Assuring that peace will return to Karachi, Malik said IG Sindh will be heading the body. “Rangers and Police have been ordered for an indiscriminate action in troubled areas,” he said while talking to media outside the parliament house.