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Beggary and the mafias

October 23, 2012

EVERY day one can see beggars at almost every traffic signal in the capital city of Islamabad, with some of them being handicapped who obviously cannot reach the place without any help.

It has been observed that early in the morning an organised system of pick-and-drop facility is arranged by the handlers of this ‘profitable’ business to get the beggars dropped at various places and in the evening they are picked up again for dropping them back to the ‘boarding facility’ where their earnings are collected every day.

I can’t expect much action from the government which is already bent upon making the entire nation beggar.

DR IRFAN ZAFAR Islamabad