Khairpur, Sind: Traders have threatened to go for shutter down strike and voluntary mass arrests if the law and order situation is not improved in the town.
Addressing a press conference here on Sunday, trader leader including Syed Abdullah Shah, Altaf Memon, Bashir Ahmed Shaikh and other said that crime rate has been increased sharply in Khairpur and people are feeling them unsafe.
They said during last one month 33 incidents of heinous crime have been reported in Khairpur town. They said that after firing on Hindu trader Ranjho Mal, armed bandits looted gold worth Rs 2.5million and other valuables at gunpoint but police failed to arrest the culprits even they were identified by the eyewitnesses.
They warned to close down all markets and giving mass arrests of traders to A-Section police if the law and order situation was not improved.