Karachi- In another dramatic development after Rangers raid at Nine Zero last week, a case was registered against MQM chief Altaf Hussain in Karachi.

The case was registered at Civil Lines Police Station in Karachi. The case was filed by a top Rangers official under anti-terrorism charges.

Under the charges labeled in the case, the MQM chief is accused of giving threats to Rangers and law enforcement officials. The case is registered under section 7 of the Anti Terrorism Act 1997.

The section 7.1 of the ATC reads: “A person commits an offence if he- (a) directs, at any level, whilst resident in Pakistan or abroad, activities of an organization concerned with the preparation, instigation or commission of acts of terrorism; or (b) directs, from within the country or abroad, activities connected with the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism.”

According to reports, Colonel Tahir of Rangers has filed case against the MQM chief.

This is the first case against Mr. Hussain after all cases against him were quashed under National Reconciliation Order (NRO).