- Posted August 24, 2014 by
New Delhi, India
Sindh Government admits extra-judicial murders of the dissenters by Pakistani armed forces
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Sindh Minister Javed Nagori has said that Pakistan Rangers, an armed force under the command of Pakistan Army, is abducting activists of various political parties from Liyari, Malir and other parts of Karachi, the capital of Sindh, and killing them extra-judicially in the fake encounters, reports a Sindhi daily Awami Awaz.
He further said that since Pakistan Rangers is a federal armed force and take orders from the Centre, therefore Sindh Government has no practical control over such actions. He mentioned, according to the journalists of Karachi, that Government of Sindh conveyed its objection to the Centre concerning such unlawful actions of the law enforcement agency, which remained unheard by Islamabad.
Malir and Liyari, along with other districts and townships of Karachi, are ethnic Sindhi and Baloch majority area of the city. Many a Sindhi and Baloch political activists have been killed in the fake-encounter so far in these areas. Majority of Sindhi activists killed in the fake encounters were associated with Jeay Sindh Mutahida Mahaz (JSQM), Jeay Sindh Mutahida Mahaz (JSMM) and Jeay Sindh Tahreek (JST). A high scale secessionist uprising has been seen in Sindh province, a historical land, during last ten years.