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Woman protests assault bid

MIRPURKHAS: A woman held a demonstration outside the press club here on Tuesday in protest against an attempt of criminal assault.

She threatened to commit self-immolation if the culprits were not punished.

Later, SPO city Mohammad Ayoub Dars reached there and took her to Town police station where a case was registered on her complaint.

She stated in the FIR that Zahir, Mohammad Iqbal and five unidentified men entered her house in Siyal colony on Monday night and attempted to criminally assault her. However, neighbours came to her rescue and the accused fled. PROCESSION:

Members of the Jamiatul Madarseen took out a procession here on Tuesday in protest against an alleged demand for bribe by a head clerk of the education department for releasing their two-month teaching allowance.

Carrying banners and placards, they marched through the Umerkot road.

Source: Dawn

Date:1/19/2011