Quit, says SMS sent to 150 Pakistani MPs

Rehman Malik said two people have been arrested in this regard from Larkana in Sindh province.

Last Updated: Nov 20, 2011, 16:10 PM IST

Islamabad: As many as 150 Pakistani parliamentarians have received anonymous SMS messages that threatens they will be killed if they don`t quit, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said.

Malik said on Saturday the messages were sent through SMS to the parliamentarians, which included senators.

He said two people have been arrested in this regard from Larkana in Sindh province.

"It is strange that how the culprits managed to get the contact numbers of VIPs," Associated Press of Pakistan quoted him as saying.

Malik said the matter is being probed.

Pakistan has a bicameral Parliament consisting of the Senate with 100 seats and the National Assembly with 342 seats.

IANS