Sindh Rangers took into custody Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) London leaders Dr Hasan Zafar Arif and Kanwar Khalid from outside the Karachi Press Club (KPC) on Saturday.
Prior to their custody, the two leaders had arrived at the KPC to address a press conference in connection with the ongoing arrests of the party workers in the metropolis, Express News reported.
Subsequently, Dr Arif and Khalid were shifted to the Rangers headquarters where they are reportedly being interrogated.
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On October 15, 12 members of an interim Rabita (Consultation) Committee of MQM-London, which was formed a day earlier and endorsed by Altaf, were present during the press conference.
Speaking to the presser, Dr Arif had said that conspiracies being hatched against the party will fail, saying Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) was created to divide the party but it will fail in its attempts.