LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday issued arrest warrants of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain in a case registered against him for making anti-Pakistan speeches.
ATC-I Judge Sajjad Ahmad passed the orders while hearing the matter.
During the hearing, the court was apprised that Altaf Hussain was living in exile and he did not appear despite several notices. The prosecution requested the court to issue arrest warrants of the accused.
At this, the court issued arrest warrants of Altaf Hussain and adjourned further hearing.
Civil Lines Police Station had registered a case against Altaf Hussain for making anti-Pakistan speeches on a complaint of Amina Malik in July 2015. (APP)