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Newsmen protest against police excesses

MIRPURKHAS- The journalists of Mirpurkhas division would stage protest demonstration in front of the office District, Nazim Mirpurkhas, in protest against the injustice of and atrocities of Samaro police against the journalist Kewal Ram.

This was decided in the meeting of Press Club Mirpurkhas. The meeting strongly condemned the DSP and Station House Officer (SHO) Samaro threatening to the local journalist Kewal Ram and implementing him in false case after unblushing the news of various thefts at the Samaro.

The meeting regretted that the DSP, as an inquiry officer, did not submit his inquiry report to the Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Mirpurkhas about the complaint of detaining the journalist Kewel Ram at samaro and District Superintendent Police (DSP) Samaro and threatening him of dire consequences.

The office bearers and member of Mirpurkhas Press Club demanded the IGP Sindh, DIG Mirpurkhas, and SSP Mirpurkhas to take strict notice of police injustice and take action the concerned police officials.

Source: The Nation
Date:8/27/2001