- PSP chief Anis Advocate included in MQM-RAW hyperlinks probe.
- This isn’t an bizarre matter, says senior CTD officer.
- Anis and former MQM chief Farooq Sattar had earlier been referred to as by CTD for questioning about their alleged involvement in incidents of terrorism in Hyderabad.
KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Division in Sindh has blocked the CNIC of Pak Sarzameen Occasion chief Anis Advocate after formally together with him in an investigation concerning the coaching of Muttahida Qaumi Motion (MQM) activists by Indian spy company RAW.
The previous MQM chief’s passport and cell phone had been seized by the CTD too for forensic evaluation.
After being questioned about his position in recruiting MQM employees on RAW’s behalf for coaching in India, the CTD termed his solutions “unsatisfactory.
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He was then made a formal part of the investigation.
“This is not an ordinary matter, as he is facing serious allegations of calling MQM activists in a third country, where he gave directives to select MQM workers to get them trained in India through RAW,” said a senior CTD officer.
If Anis leaves the city, he may be treated as an absconder, the CTD officer said.
Anis and former MQM leader Farooq Sattar had earlier been called by the CTD for questioning about their alleged involvement in incidents of terrorism in Hyderabad. A notice had been served on Sattar to appear at the CTD Civil Lines police station at 12pm on June 5.
According to the notice, three suspects, Naeem Khan, Imran Ahmed and Aleemuddin, had been arrested during a raid in Landhi on May 28 for their alleged ties to RAW and involvement in terrorism.
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CTD officers mentioned the suspects had claimed receiving help from Sattar, Anis and others in terrorist actions in Karachi and Hyderabad. The CTD had issued an identical discover to the PSP chief.
On March 20, 2016, Anis had introduced he was becoming a member of the PSP after abandoning the MQM.