Activists of Nationalist parties released after court’s intervention

Our Correspondent

Social activists, lawyers, and journalists sprung into action in the wake of lawlessness being prevalent in the district for the past few days that resulted in the release of 17 activists arrested a couple of days ago.

According to reports, an application under section 491 of Crpc- Habeas Corpuswas filed at the Districts and Sessions Court Thatta for the production of detained activists.

During the proceedings, the judge ordered the release of all arrested activists and warned Thatta Police of strict action in case of any further arrest.

Following the complaints of the relatives of the detainees regarding the indifferent attitude of Police Additional District Judge Gada Hussain conducted raids on different Police stations and got 10 activists of different nationalists groups released while the others were released in the evening.

Late on Monday night Ayaz Lashari, a key leader of STP who was not released despite court orders was found in an unconscious state with his clothes tattered near Ghagar Phatak area of Karachi.

The district leadership of STP has claimed that Ayaz was kept under the custody of Karachi Police and was subjected to ignominious mental and physical torture before being released after approximately 30 hours.

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