The general secretary of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Sindh, Advocate Syed Hafiz Uddin, will file a petition against the police today.
According to Hafiz Uddin, about 32 party workers were arrested by the police during their protest.
Later, the houses of 12 workers were demolished in reaction to their political activity. He alleged that the action was taken on the directives of Pakistan Peoples Party members - the Mallah brothers, who live in the area.
The police arrested PTI workers on Tuesday when they were protesting ‘peacefully’ against power outage in the area. Advocate Hafiz Uddin condemned the arrest of PTI’s protestors.
“It is the worst kind of fascism,” he said. “It is the native district of the Sindh Chief Minister and the police is powerless over the power of the rulers here.”
He told The Express Tribune that the party will file two petitions in the court - one from the complainants against the people who abducted their properties and the other from the party to ask for protection of their supporters.
“If the ruling party does not stop the oppression we will start a large protest movement.”
Published in The Express Tribune, July 27th, 2012.
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i see a very bad future for the status quo parties the tsunami of imran khan will sweep them away for ever
@navaid typical burger class
Such a shame....demolishing houses of poor workers just because they are protesting for a genuine concern??
"the houses of 12 workers were demolished" As much as PTI can annoy me, that's really going too far. Even if I try my hardest I can't think of a reason they'd deserve such a reaction.
Anti PTI mercenaries of the ruling party will soon be put to sleep for ever. Hibernation will suit them.
PTI has workers in Karachi? When did this happen? How long was I asleep for?
who calls it democracy? this is democratic form of dictatorship. SC should provide protection to PTI workers in Karachi.