Crime

SHC seeks reply from AG Sindh on a petition filed against target killing

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) has sought reply from Advocate General (AG) Sindh on a petition filed against target killing. A 2-member bench presided over by Chief Justice SHC took up the case for hearing Friday. Petitioner Rana Fayyaz ul Hassan took the plea that innocent persons are killed daily and government is playing role of glum spectator. Target killer is apprehended but police fails to provide evidence against him. The petitioner prayed the court to make DG Rangers respondent in the case. The court after hearing the arguments has issued notice to AG Sindh.

Meanwhile after the emergence of another killing wave at prime locations of Karachi city Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal-Jamat, Pakistan staged strong protest against non-stop target killing of their famous Ulemas and followers. The rally started from Jamia Masjid Abdullah Bin Masood located in sector G/9 soon after the Juma payer in which over two hundred adherents participated and expressed solidarity with the Ulemas who were martyred in Karachi target killing spree. Central Secretary General Ehl-e-Sunnat Wal-Jamat, Pakistan Dr. Khadim Hussain led the protest rally and addressed the participants.

He said that a new wave of target killing has revived in Karachi, in which renowned Ulema of Ahl-e-Sunnat have been killed under the nose of city government. The Secretary General said that the law enforcement agencies arrested numerous suspects of current target killings but did not disclose actions taken against them. He demanded that the government should share the information with the authorities of Ahl-e-Sunnat to take them into confidence regarding the killings.

Moreover, he added that MQM leaders are helping target killers. Today we have started a formal movement to signify the government that dark valley of tyranny won’t last long. Target killing on the behalf of Irani government must be stopped and the target killers being nourished in the training centres of Pasdaran-e-Inqelab should be sought from Iran immediately.

Margalla police carried out special security measures by deploying two Sub-Inspectors, thirty Police contingents along with city traffic police individuals during the protest.

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