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SHC orders inquiry into Hyderabad jail fiasco

KARACHI – Sindh High Court (SHC) Chief Justice Musheer Alam on Thursday directed District and Sessions Judge Fahim Ahmed Siddiqui to conduct a detailed inquiry into the Hyderabad Central Prison incident.
Alam also directed the authorities concerned for the proper treatment of the prisoners injured in the mayhem that left at least seven prisoners dead and more than seventy seriously wounded. Taking notice of the incident, the SHC chief justice had directed the Hyderabad district

Seven dead in Hyderabad jail

HYDERABAD – At least seven prisoners were killed while 30 people, including policemen, injured when the inmates at the Central jail Hyderabad clashed with the prison’s administration on Tuesday. The violence started after police launched an operation to recover arms, mobile phones and drugs from the prisoners.
The prisoners resisted the move by started rioting and climbed onto the rooftops of the barracks besides setting their belongings on fire. Officials said six TT pistols and

India’s Hyderabad shut down as thousands demand new state

HYDERABAD – Police fired tear gas on Thursday at protesters demanding a separate state in southern India, a campaign that could potentially hurt the stability of the governing coalition already struggling with graft scandals. Businesses were shut in Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh state and where global firms including Microsoft and Google have their main India offices, as thousands of protesters, including lawmakers, students and local govt officials, took to the streets.

PPP-MQM agreement – Only Karachi, Hyderabad city govts allowed to construct monuments

KARACHI – The Karachi and Hyderabad district governments have been allowed to establish community centres, and decorative gates and monuments after the PPP and the MQM reached an understanding over the issue in their recent reconciliation efforts, it has been learnt.
Reliable sources in the Sindh Local Government Department told Pakistan Today that the remaining 21 district governments, however, would have to seek prior permission before constructing any community centres or

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