SUKKUR: A number of women staged demonstrations outside Khairpur SSP’s office and Khairpur Press Club on Friday in protest against a lawyer who allegedly barged into their house in Gambat along with police, subjected the family to torture, ransacked the property and took away three men in the morning.

The protesters led by Gohar Khatoon, Azra Khatoon, Jamilan Khatoon and Manzoora Khatoon raised slogans against police and demanded immediate release of their men.

They said that they were buying a piece of agricultural land and the lawyer forced them to cancel their deal.

They alleged that when they refused the lawyer and his brothers along with Gambat police forced into their house, tortured the family members, including women and young children, and forcibly took away Liaquat Ali, Bahadur and Ali Mohammad Jiskani.

They said that they were being threatened with dire consequences, implication in fake cases and threats to their lives.

They appealed to Sindh chief minister, Sindh IGP, Sukkur DIG, and Khairpur SSP to take notice of the incident and provide them justice.

Published in Dawn, April 20th, 2024

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