Monday, December 15, 2008

Judicial Commission formed to probe riots

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Qaim Ali Shah has constituted a judicial commission to probe the recent incidents of violence that occurred in various parts of Karachi. Sindh High Court Justice (retd) Ali M Baloch will be heading the commission. According to an official handout issued from the CM House on Sunday, the CM directed the members of the commission to submit a report within a month.
The handout further said that the judicial commission has been constituted in the light of recommendations made by the All Parties Conference (APC). The APC was convened by the Sindh CM at the CM House with the participation of all political and religious parties after three consecutive days of riots in Karachi, which left more than 40 people dead and around a 100 injured.

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