PkMAP chief expels two leaders from party.

QUETTA -- Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) Chairman Mehmood Khan Achakzai expelled two leaders from the party over differences on policy issues.

Those expelled include Raza Mohammad Raza and Obaidullah Babit.

In a statement issued by the party, Mr Achakzai said the two senior leaders had been expelled for being involved in 'anti-party activities for a long time'.

'Their basic membership has been revoked and their offices abolished,' the party chairman said, adding that they had nothing to do with the PkMAP from Nov 11.

Mr Achakzai said the two leaders had been in contact with the party's other senior leaders to establish their own group or join some other party. A senior party leader, the late Arbab Mujeebur Rehman, was also a victim of 'wrong activities of these elements', he said.

Mr Achakzai claimed that Mr Raza and Mr Babit were making propaganda against the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) coalition, which had been formed with the approval of the party.

He said that despite repeated warnings, the two leaders had continued speaking against the party policies and the PDM at public meetings.

The PkMAP leader warned all party office-bearers to avoid contacting the two sacked leaders regarding local bodies' elections and other issues and strictly follow the party policy line on all issues.

The PkMAP leader's action against the two leaders was expected, as he indicated in a...

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