Karachi: A large number of civil society activists including students staged a protest demo before Karachi Press Club here Sunday, demanding arrest of the killers of Jamal Qadri, a B Com student belonging to Lyari.
The protestors said on January 2, 2013 armed bandits targeted two twin brothers Jamal Qadri and Haider Qadri sons of Dr Abdul Ghafoor Qadri of Lyari General Hospital while they were going to Karachi University from their house at Agra Taj Colony. Jamal Qadri died on the spot, while Haider Qadri sustained serious injuries and still fighting for life in a local hospital.
Students Action Committee leader Syed Abdul Rasheed, Human Rights Network chairman Intikhab Alam Soori and other civil society leaders in their speeches said today Jan 27 was the birthday of slain Jamal Qadri. They said the Supreme Court had taken notice of the murder of posh area Defence Housing Authority resident Shahzeb, and it should also taken notice of the murder of Jamal Qadri, a resident of poor slum area so that the erroneous notion that law is there was rich people and not for the poor could be proved wrong.
They gave the government ultimatum of three days to arrest the killers of Qadri, warning otherwise students and youth is whole Pakistan would start a serious of protest demos.