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Case against MQM founder is criminal, not political: Sindh govt

KARACHI: Sindh government has asked the interior ministry to convince Interpol that case against founder of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) is criminal, not political.

Sindh home ministry cited in a letter to interior ministry that Interpol should be informed that MQM founder was not being victimized.

Interior ministry will conclude its consultations today to remove the concerns of Interpol over issuance of red warrants against MQM founder Altaf Hussain, sources said and added that the interior ministry decided to consult with the law ministry and attorney general of Pakistan over the issue.

The sources said that interior ministry will submit its detailed report to the Interpol in the current week to get issued red warrants against the founder of MQM.

Earlier, Interpol had refused to issue a red warrant against MQM founder Altaf Hussain, saying it did not intervene in political and religious matters of a state.