KARACHI (APS) MARCH 4,2016– Former Mayor of Karachi and Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) leader on Thursday revealed that the former Minister for Interior Rehman Malik had repeatedly requested the British government not to raise the cases against MQM chief Altaf Hussain. Kamal stated that Malik had told the British government that democracy in Pakistan would be endangered if anything happened to the MQM chief.
The former Mayor absent from the political scene for a long time finally broke his silence during a press conference. He levelled allegations against the former Interior Minister and revealed the extent of Malik’s influence in MQM. He stated that Malik used to dictate MQM’s press releases after extensive meetings with Hussain.
The former Mayor further revealed that after the raids in London, the MQM chief and Tariq Mir had confirmed the rumours of relations with the Indian Research and Analysis (RAW) intelligence agency for the past 20 years and going to India, during the interviews with Scotland Yard.
Kamal stated that all these details were conveyed to them by Malik and MQM leaders Mir and Mohammad Anwar during briefings.
On the other hand, speaking on the matter, former Interior Minister Malik admitted issuing statements to MQM after meeting with Hussain but defended his actions saying he only did it to preserve the government.
Malik stated that he had rejected the suggestion of appointing Kamal as the Governor for which Kamal is still agitated.
Malik stated that the former Mayor was working on RAW s agenda.
He added that the establishment has no links with Kamal s controversial press conference.
Malik stated that the former Mayor had demanded a plot from him during his time as Minister for Interior.
Malik also stated that Kamal was taking a personal revenge.