MQM-P approaches ECP to de-seat 11 disgruntle members

Karachi (Monitoring Desk): Mutahidda Qaumi Movement Pakistan has demanded the Election Commission of Pakistan to de-seat 11 disgruntle members.

The references were filed against national and provincial lawmakers Asif Hasnain, Salman Mujahid Baloch, Irum Azeem Farooqi, Sheikh Abudllah, Khalid bin Wilayat, Abdul Razzaq, Irtaza Khalil, Nadeem Raazi, Arif Maseeh, Bilquis Mukhtiyar by MQM-P leader Dr Farooq Sattar.

The references demand ECP to de-notify the above-mentioned lawmakers as they continue to appear before the respective legislative assemblies from seats won on the ticket of the MQM, even after switching their loyalties to other parties.

Meanwhile, the MQM-P leader also filed a reference against Deputy Mayor Arshad Vohra; who recently left the party to join Mustafa Kamal-led Pak Sarzameen Party.

The ECP summoned a response from Vohra and adjourned its next hearing until December 26.