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KHAIRPUR: Hundreds of villagers of the Faiz Gunj town of the district Khairpur on Saturday protested against the police by putting on a road the body of a woman killed in alleged police torture.

The protesters accused the Faiz Gunj police of torturing to death Hawwa w/o Ibrahim Khaskheli and demanded registration of an FIR against the involved policemen. They alleged that on Friday, the Faiz Gunj police conducted a raid on the Khaskheli village and tortured the villagers, including Hawwa who was seriously injured and died on Saturday. The police booked 25 villagers in a case of obstruction of duty and arrested several of them.

On the assurance of SPO Abdullah Lakhir of taking action against the policemen and withdrawing the case, the protesters dispersed.
Source: The News
Date:1/13/2008