Policemen booked over girl’s death

Published February 24, 2009

SUKKUR, Feb 23: Police on the orders of district and sessions judge registered a case on Monday against 22 policemen, including a former SPO of Ghotki and SHO Mirpur Methalo.

Ghotki police booked them on the charge of a girl’s death during the police raid on Pir Bux Gabol village in Khanpur Mahar area, a month back.

Mohammad Bux Langah had filed an application in district and sessions court last week. He stated in the application that last month heavy police contingent led by the former SPO Ghotki Allah Wadhayo and SHO Mirpur Mathelo Ghulam Hussain Dahari raided their village and opened fire resulting in the death of his three-year-old niece Sohni, daughter of Ghulam Yasin Langah.

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