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Rickshaw driver succumbs to burns after self-immolation against ‘cop’s extortion’

KARACHI: A rickshaw driver who set himself alight on Saturday as a protest against the alleged extortion by traffic police succumbed to severe burns on Monday. After being treated for two day at Burns Centre of Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital, rickshaw driver named Khalid lost his battle of life. According to details, the body of Khalid was 50% burnt in the self-immolation incident. The family of the rickshaw driver said that Khalid's death has set an example against the misdeeds of this society and "now the police…

Additional IGP visits Rickshaw driver who attempted self-immolation

KARACHI: The additional Inspector General Police (IGP) reached burns ward of Civil hospital on Sunday to pay a visit to the rickshaw driver who suffered severe burns on Saturday after self-immolation in a protest against the alleged extortion by traffic police. Additional IGP, Dr. Amir Ahmed Shaikh said, he tried to financially help the victim, but the burnt man and his family refused to take money. The brother of Rickshaw driver told the media men, "Shahid was occupied in the preparations for his marriage and he is a…