Pakistan

Sindh Govt to conduct judicial inquiry of deadly Khairpur clash

KARACHI: Sindh Government has decided to conduct judicial inquiry of the clash which claimed 12 lives during the local bodies elections in Khairpur, ARY News reports.

Eleven Pakistan Muslim League – Functional (PML-F) activists and a Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) worker was killed when two groups clashed against each at Daraza polling station in Khairpur.

According to a spokesman of Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, the provincial government is writing a letter to Chief Justice of Sindh High Court to carry out the investigation of the clash and appoint a SHC judge for the judicial investigation.

Sources stated that the suspects were lying in wait for PML-F leader Ismail Shah Rashidi and opened fire on him. However, the leader remained safe but his accomplices were killed in the process.

The party has given a 48-hour ultimatum to the provincial government for arresting the culprits.

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