Pakistan News : The Chief of and the founder of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement resigned as chief of the party on Sunday, E Pakistan News Reported.
Altaf told that he was voluntarily handing over all authority and responsibilities as party leader to the MQM’s Rabita (Coordination) Committee.
Altaf Hussain told that Scotland Yard police had raided his residence some days ago and had seized some material, following which he decided to voluntarily step down as party leader on moral grounds.
Hussain said he would not seek legal counsel or a solicitor but would plead his case himself if he were to be produced in court in the Imran Farooq murder case. He said that he would accept any decision by the courts.
Sunday’s announcement came as a shock to party workers and supporters as Altaf Hussain has servedas the chief of the MQM ever since its inception in 1984.