Mirpurkhas: Druggists observe strike against killing
MIRPURKHAS: Wholesalers and medical stores observed strike on Thursday at the call of Chemists and Druggists Association in protest against police failure to nab robbers and killers of Kamran Masih, driver of a pharmaceutical company. He was killed on Wednesday while resisting a robbery bid near Digri town. People affiliated with the pharmaceutical business burnt tyres and held demonstration at Hyderabad Road when his dead body was brought to Mirpurkhas from Digri, on Wednesday night. They dispersed on the assurance of police to catch the culprits soon.
Protesting wholesalers and medical stores, led by President Chemists and Druggists Association, Mohammad Rafique Arain, took out a rally from the Railway Station Chowk and marched on main roads. Protesters pelted stones on shops near Citizen Gymkhana resulting in the closure of Hyderabad Road from both sides. They also placed obstructions leading to suspension of traffic for two hours.