Pakistan

KARACHI (Online) – Police on Monday baton-charged disabled people protesting outside Sindh Assembly for government jobs.


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The police resorted to baton-charge when protesters reached the Sindh Assembly gate and demanded jobs in the public sector as per quota for disabled persons.

Police also dragged women protesters on the road.

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According to police, the protesters were striving to enter the Sindh Assembly, triggering a clash with security officials.

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Meanwhile, Sindh Home Minister Sohail Ahmed Siyal took notice of the incident and constituted a committee to investigate and present a report in three days.

Sohail Siyal and Local Bodies Minister Nasir Shah also met the protesting disabled persons and condemned the baton-charge on them by police.

They also assured the disabled people that they would be provided jobs in government departments where job vacancies are available.