SUP, PTI agree on seat adjustment in Sindh

KARACHI: Indus Chronicle Report, May 21, 2018 Sindh United Party (SUP) and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have agreed to field joint candidates in the forthcoming elections in Sindh. Both the parties shall enter into the seat adjustment exercise all over the province. SUP leaders Syed Jalal Mehmood Shah, Zain Shah and Roshan Buriro had a detailed meeting with the PTI team led by Arif Alvi at Hyder Manzil in Karachi. SUP said the party was in contact with the PTI for over two years and finally agreed upon fielding candidates with mutual understanding in the province. The party said both sides were struggling against corruption for long that created an atmosphere for contesting the elections together. Former Chief Minister Sindh Liaqat Ali Jatoi who is now with the PTI was also present in the talks.

Yet another fake police encounter in Sindh?

KARACHI: Indus Chronicle Report, May 21, 2018 The Police in Larkana claimed on Monday that they have killed a criminal in an encounter near Bakrani town of the district. As per police account, Khalid Abro along with his accomplices was standing near Pir Musafir Shah locality with criminal intent. He and accomplices opened fire when a police party arrived at a scene after receiving information. Khalid Abro was killed in retaliation of the police. However, Khalid Abro’s family contradicted the police alleging that he was killed in a fake encounter. His brother and wife claimed the police had picked up Khalid, Mir Hassan, and Murtaza from their house a day before the killing. The police killed Khalid in a fake encounter, he alleged. Khalid Abro’s family said they had an old land dispute with their opponents namely Ahmed Ali, Qurban, Mumtaz Ali, Allah Dino, and Ghazi, all from the same community. They alleged that they (the opponents) had gotten Khalid killed through police in a fake encounter. In this dispute, five people have been killed and all sided with Khalid’s family. They claimed the killers had the backing of ruling PPP which had destroyed their lives.