Thursday, April 2, 2020

UK offers conditional extradition of Altaf Hussain to Pakistan

Must Read

Genocide is the only option in Balochistan – Pakistani Minister declares

A Pakistani minister in Balochistan, who is de-jure head of security apparatus in the region, has declared that genocide...

Aslam Baloch — The Baloch General – TBP Special report

For seventy years, through ups and downs, successes and failures, with rapid and slow pace, the Balochistan’s...

State’s deadly weapon, Shafiq Mengal – The Balochistan Post report

Strings of suicide bombing in Sindh's Shikarpur city and firing incident on BSO azad's rally in Khuzdar got connected...

British government has offered conditional extradition of three main MQM leaders to Pakistan.

According to details, The British government has offered conditional extradition of three main accused leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in the murder case of another MQM leader, Imran Farooq.

Imran Farooq was a Pakistani politician who was known for his association with the MQM, a political party in Pakistan. He was murdered outside his home in north London in September 2010.

Sources said Pakistan Interior ministry had given a dossier to a delegation of UK Home Department visiting Pakistan last year in which Pakistan had demanded extradition of the three main culprits of Imran Farooq murder case, reported Pakistan Today.

As per the sources, in reply to the dossier the UK Home Department offered on the written assurance from the Pakistan authorities to hand over the accused including MQM founder, Altaf Hussain that they would not be awarded death sentence.

Formal negotiations are expected to start in next few weeks between the two countries.

On the other hand, the Pakistan government has started legal consultation on the UK’s conditional offer of handing over the three main accused, MQM founder Altaf Hussain, Muhammad Anwar, and Iftikhar Hussain to Pakistan.

Sources in the Ministry of Law said that in the presence of death sentence law, the government cannot give any written assurance to the UK as the court would decide their punishment, Today reported.

Latest News

Societies are in turmoil, economies are in a nose-dive-UN Chief

The current coronavirus outbreak is the biggest challenge for the world since World War Two, UN Secretary General...

Coronavirus tally in Balochistan hits 154, as 2 more cases confirmed

Two more cases of the coronavirus were reported in Balochistan on Tuesday taking the total number of those affected to 154.

Balochistan: At least 24,00 pharmacies close in protest

According to details, more than 2,400 medical stores across Balochistan including Quetta (the capital city) shut down their businesses on Monday due...

Pakistan to send more troops to Balochistan under cover of Corona virus – BNM

Dr. Murad Baloch, Secretary General of the Baloch National Movement has said that “Pakistan is preparing to send more troops to Balochistan under the...

Former Turkish footballer Rustu Recber in hospital with coronavirus

Former Turkey goalkeeper Rustu Recber has been taken to hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus and is currently in a “critical period”, his...