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Widow appeals for protection of family

HYDERABAD, April 18: A widow has appealed to the governor of Sindh, chief minister, IGP and senior police officers of Hyderabad region to take notice of attack on her son and provide protection to her family members.

Speaking at a news conference at the press club on Wednesday Ms. Tasleem said that five armed men in a Mazda car kidnapped her son Irfan when he was going home on April 8 after closing his shop at Khipro Naka stand in Mirpurkhas.

His captors took him to some unknown place, tied with ropes and severely tortured him, she said and added that they doused him in patrol and threw him at dump yard at Tanga stand, Mirpurkhas. But before they could put a torch to him some people spotted them and they fled in their car, she said.

She said that her son was moved to Civil Hospital but the doctors refused to provide him any treatment and referred him to Hyderabad.

Ms. Tasleem complained that Mirpurkhas police, too, refused to register an FIR. She said that the culprits were threatening her and appealed to the governor, chief minister and senior police officers to provide protection to her family and arrest the culprits.

To a question, she said that the accused were her relatives and they had dispute with her on a matrimonial matter.

Source: Dawn