KARACHI (Web Desk) – MQM lawmaker Asif Hasnain was detained at Karachi airport before flying for Islamabad, local media reported Thursday.

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The MNA was taken away to an unknown location by security personnel, minutes before he was boarding an Islamabad-bound flight at Jinnah International Airport.

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Earlier in the day, MQM lawmaker from Sindh Shiraz Waheed was arrested by police in Karachi’s Landhi area for distributing controversial CDs.