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Dr Imran Farooq murder: FIA registers case against Altaf Hussain

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday registered a case against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain and other party leaders in the murder of former MQM leader Dr Imran Farooq.The news comes as polling in Karachi for local government elections is under way, with MQM as a strong contender.The case, filed by FIA’s counter-terrorism wing in Islamabad, has been registered for “conspiracy, assistance, abettment and ultimately assassination /murder of Dr Imran farooq, ex-parliamentarian and senior member of MQM in London on Sept 2010. The case has been registered under sections 302, 34, 109, 120B of the Pakistan Penal Code and section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act,” read a statement issued by the agency.

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