ISLAMABAD: The attorney general’s report which blames shadowy group “Muhajir Republican Army” for violence in Karachi will be withdrawn, said Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday, media reported.
During a session of the National Assembly, The interior minister made this announcement.
He told the house that the said report was submitted without his approval.
Attorney-General Munir A Malik on August 29 uncovered the existence of this group in the report submitted at a hearing of the Karachi suo motu case.
Malik had filed this report in response to the Supreme Court notice to the federal government to present its stance on assisting the Sindh government in curbing unabated violence and crime in the metropolis.
The report suggested legal action against the group if and when its members are identified. “All-out efforts are required to identify the members of the Muhajir Republican Army and action taken against them under the law,” it said.
Many political parties had expressed concerns over the report and the mention of an unknown group.