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May 12 carnage

Police reopen eleven May 12, 2007 mayhem cases

KARACHI: Out of 65, eleven cases regarding the May 12, 2007 mayhem which were closed with the approval of a relevant court have been reopened, police informed the administrative judge of anti-terrorism courts on Friday. The police submitted a report to the judge, stating that 11 cases regarding the May 12, 2007 riots which claimed at least 50 lives in Karachi have been reopened and assigned to the Anti-terrorism Court-II for hearing. The ATC will take up tomorrow (Saturday) these cases registered at different police…

Sindh forms new JIT to probe May 12, 2007 violence in Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh Home Department has constituted a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe again into May 12, 2007, violent incidents in Karachi, in which dozens of people were killed and scores others injured. Sindh High Court in September ordered formation of a JIT to probe May 12 riots in Karachi. A SHC bench also ordered formation of a judicial tribunal for investigation into the hours-long riots on the day, which claimed scores of lives. According to the government notification the JIT will prepare its report on…

SHC orders formation of JIT over May 12 carnage

KARACHI: Sindh High Court on Tuesday ordered formation of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe May 12 riots in Karachi, ARY News reported. According to ARY News correspondent, the SHC bench hearing the case  also ordered formation of a judicial tribunal for investigation into the hours-long riots on the day, which claimed scores of lives. On May 12, 2007, around 50 people were killed and over 100 wounded in attacks on rallies of different political parties and the legal fraternity, who had attempted to receive the…

SHC issues notices over re-opening plea of May 12 carnage case

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday issued notices to the federation and Sindh over a petition seeking re-opening of the case of May 12 carnage in Karachi, ARY News reported. Petitioner Iqbal Kazmi has pleaded to the court to re-open the hearing of the May 12 suo-moto case to bring the perpetrators of the bloodshed to justice. The petitioner said that the case was closed by the judges who had taken oath under the Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO). More than 50 people were killed in the violent incidents…