Karachi: Ex-minister booked for land grabbing, riots
KARACHI: The police registered a case against former Provincial Minister Dewan Yousuf Farooqui, on the directives of the District Judge (West) over land grabbing and riots. An FIR, no 502/08 (under sections 147, 148, 149, 452, 448), against the ex-provincial minister and his six accomplices, Bilal, Hanif, Emran, Ismail, Raheel and Irfan, was registered at the Jackson Police Station on Friday by Abdul Rehman Farooqui, a relative of the ex-minister. An on-duty police officer, Haji Ikram, stated that the police registered the case on the directives of the court, adding that the ex-minister’s family has disputed land situated at Lala Zaar Keamari worth Rs 50 million. As yet, no arrests have been made regarding the case.