HYDERABAD, PAKISTAN. Inspector General (IG) Jails Sindh and Sindh Home Secretary have said that convicts are being kept under strict watch in jails after mobile phones seized from them. They said that after shifting of one under trial prisoner from Central Jail to Nara Jail prisoners resorted to violence, climbed on the roof tops of different barracks and lit bonfires in protest against his transfer. Talking to journalists after appearing before the Sindh High Court’s Hyderabad circuit bench in a Constitutional Petition filed by Advocate Ayaz Latif Palijo on behalf of the four prisoners of Central Jail Hyderabad and in another suo motu case they admitted that the jail department was facing some problems, which were being addressed. The High Court expressed its displeasure and disappointment over the conduct of DIG prisons and Superintendent Jail over handling of jail affairs. The IG Jails and Homes Secretary sought time to file their comments and case was adjourned to 19th May 2009.
Few days ago some an ethnic organization’s activists surrounded Sindh High court.
Two lawyers have been murdered in Karachi in recent days.
Few days ago, some unidentified people did chalking on the walls of SHC and banners against the Chief Justice, Sindh High court at main entrance get of Sindh High court near Sindh secretariat and Sindh Assembly building. Same day at the night some unidentified people had opened fire and on city court. Now City Court’s Secretary and four Lawyers have arrested when they were coming to Sindh High Court.