MQM submits deweaponization bill in NA


Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Monday submitted a bill in National Assembly (NA) against illegal weapons, demanded deweaponization to free the country from illegal arms.

The bill submitted by MQM’s senior leader Farooq Sattar in NA secretariat. Addressing a news conference after submitting the bill, Farooq Sattar said that MQM is a peace loving party.

He said that the deweaponization Bill 2011 seeks to curb the illegal production, trade and use of arms in the country, and suggests a minimum of seven years of imprisonment and a 100-million-rupee fine for the violator.

Farooq said that the bill contained some suggestions of procedures to de-weaponized the country. He further said law and order situation is a big problem of the country.

He said that deweaponization is the only way to get peace in the country. Farooq said that they will also submit the bill in senate soon.