Mirza allegedly directed guards to shoot any police official who harrassed them

Former minister reportedly made the direction in an appearance before ATC on May 16

Web Desk May 17, 2015
Former minister appeared before ATC on May 16 for ransacking Badin police station. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

KARACHI: Former Sindh home minister Zulfiqar Mirza, at his appearance before an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Karachi on Saturday, had allegedly directed his guards to “shoot any police official” who harassed them, Express News reported.

The estranged PPP leader appeared before court in a case regarding his alleged showdown at Model Police Station in Badin on May 3. He had manhandled security personnel deployed at the police station for trying to arrest and registering an FIR against his aide.

Read: Zulfiqar Mirza storms police station, manhandles officials in Badin

The former minister had reportedly stormed the station along with his supporters, abused officials and damaged furniture for filing a case against Nadeem Mughal.

Earlier, Information Minister Sharjeel Memon slammed Mirza for moving with a 'militia' in the city and ordering his guards to act aggressively towards the police.

He and his companions were barred from entering court premises for chanting slogans outside the court yesterday (May 17).

Read: Zulfiqar Mirza appears before Karachi ATC for ransacking Badin police station

“Sindh police officials have been assigned to target me,” Mirza said before appearing at ATC 1.


Dipak | 6 years ago | Reply This man has gone crazy. What would happen to his wonderful family?
syed & syed | 6 years ago | Reply Why the sind government is so week that it can not arrest one person who challenged law and created law and order problem. How many fasvors Mirza have done to QA and AZ. Book him if your hands are pak and intention good.
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