ASWJ ends sit-in against extra-judicial killings of its activists

KARACHI: Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamat (ASWJ) has ended its protest sit-in at Guru Mandar, after successful talks with the government, ARY News reported.

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According to details, ASWJ leader Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqui announced to end the protest sit-in against the arrests and extra-judicial killings of the ASWJ workers in Karachi. The sit-in was continued for past several days, which was ended in the evening today, following successful talks with the Sindh Government.

The Home Secretary of Sindh ensured the ASWJ leaders that a committee has been formed to probe extra-judicial killings of the workers, while the organization will also informed about the missing activists.

After the assurance of the Home Secretary Sindh, ASWJ ended the protest sit-in and all of its workers dispersed peacefully on Wednesday evening.

Earlier, the ASWJ had warned of marching towards the Governor House if its demands were not addressed by the government.

Talking to ARY News, ASWJ leader Maulana Aurangzeb Farooqui had claimed that 10 of his party’s workers had been extra-judicially killed in the city this year.

He had also regretted that no government official contacted them over frequent attacks on party activists.

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ASWJ ends sit-in against extra-judicial killings of its activists

by Kashif Imran