Photographer beaten -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Photographer beaten

LARKANA- A photographer of a Sindhi daily was severely thrashed as police resorted to shelling and baton charge on the crowd gathered outside Central Prison to receive Sindh Taraqqi Pasand Party chief Dr. Qadir Magsi.

The photographer was beaten following a tussle between the police and photographer over taking photographs for beating a, prisoner by the jail staff. The police also resorted to teargas shelling.

Police severely thrashed the photographer following a long chase and his camera and motorcycle were also seized.

Prison authorities said that a case was being registered against the photographer and 28 others for attacking the jail, reports our correspondent.

Source: Dawn
Date:5/14/2001