37 parliamentarians have links with banned terrorist outfits: Reports

WION Web Team Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan Sep 29, 2017, 05.47 AM(IST)

WION accessed the Pakistan intelligence report. Photograph:( WION )

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The list includes the name of Deputy speaker of the National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi and has been submitted to Pakistan prime minister Shahid Abbasi.

As many as 37 Pakistani Parliamentarians have links with banned terrorist outfits, reports Pakistani media quoting intelligence sources.

The list includes the name of many cabinet ministers including Minister for Law and Justice Zamid Hamid, reports said.

The Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Murtaza Javed Abbasi also features in the list which has been submitted to Pakistan prime minister Shahid Abbasi, Pakistani media reported.

The report states the legislators are involved in "illicit and disreputable activities unbefitting of Parliamentarians". 

Pakistan has called the list not authentic.