KARACHI- Former chief minister and central leader of the PML-N Mumtaz Bhutto may join the PTI along with his supporters after clandestine contacts.

Sources said the PTI cashed in on differences of Mumtaz Bhutto with the PML-N leadership and established contacts with him. The sources said several senior PTI leaders made contacts with Mumtaz Bhutto and his aides.

According to sources, the PTI chief has tasked the party vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi to hold further talks with Mumtaz Bhutto and take the negotiations process forward. Imran Khan is also expected to hold a meeting with Mumtaz Bhutto in Karachi where Mumtaz Bhutto is expected to announce joining of the PTI along with his colleagues.

The sources said Mumtaz Bhutto 's elder son and PM's adviser Amir Bakhsh Bhutto will be made PTI president in Sindh. Mumtaz Bhutto will be given a free hand for the party's re-organisation in Sindh.