JACOBABAD: The Hindu General Panchayat and the Chamber of Commerce called a strike to protest the murder of Sunil Kumar, a Hindu trader.
All the businesses in the city remained closed.
The protestors gathered at the Sindh-Punjab bypass and burnt tyres.
They said that the minorities was being targeted and demanded that the Supreme Court chief justice issue a notice for the arrest of the murderer.
The police managed to calm the situation after which the remaining rituals for the deceased were performed at a temple.
No case was registered till the filing of this report.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 18th, 2011.