KARACHI (Staff Report) – Pakistan Rangers Thursday sent a Rs50 crore legal defamation notice to senior Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Waseem Akhtar.

The Sindh High Court has summoned Akhtar on January 21 on the request of Rangers’ legal counsel.

According to statement the MQM leader had alleged Sindh Rangers for ‘snatching’ more than 18,000 hides of sacrificial animals in a talk show on September 29 this year. The baseless and false accusation of Waseem Akhtar has caused an irreversible damage to the state institution, Rangers notice said.

The SHC has ordered Waseem Akhtar to appear before the court for presenting counter arguments on the next hearing.