KARACHI: Asim Hussain has admitted he had been meeting certain PPP leaders on the directives of former President Asif Ali Zardari. Those PPP leaders he had been meeting were involved in heinous crimes and they had been providing weapons to the banned peoples and committee to fight against the MQM.

According to sources, Dr Hussain has named Dr Zulfiquar Mirza, Owais Muzaffar Hashmi alias Tappi and Abdul Qader Patel as PPP leaders, who used to supply weapons to two Lyari gangs of Uzair Balouch and Baba Ladla each respectively.

He also disclosed names of MQM leaders he had been in close contact and said all those from the MQM have already been booked in cases including Dr Farooq Sattar, Haider Abbas Rizvi, Rauf Siddiqui, Nadeem Nusrat and designate Mayor Waseem Akhtar.

Sources claimed that new cases would also be framed against all those named by Dr Hussain.