Web Desk (24 News) — Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Farooq Sattar said on Saturday that the policy of ‘minus one’ had been implemented. He said that the cases registered against him should be dismissed immediately, reports 24 News HD.
Talking to media after his brief arrest and then release, Farooq Sattar said that he had been arrested after coming back from a wedding last night. He said that he had been arrested in relation to the August 22 case. The police, he said, had told him that he had been declared as an absconder, but released him shortly afterwards.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Arif Alvi has declared the catch-and-release episode as a joke. Meanwhile Spokesperson Chief Minister House has stated that no such arrest has taken place.