Khairpur: City shut down to protest trader’s murder
KHAIRPUR: The Dawn News reported on Friday, a shutter-down strike was observed in Kot Lalu, the main business town of taluka Faiz Ganj, on Thursday in protest against the murder of a trader.
Activists of Shehri Ittehad, citizens and traders told reporters that there was grief and fear among businessmen over the killing of trader Iftikhar Arain who is said to be an activist of Shehri Ittehad, Kot Lalu.
Reports said that four unidentified armed men attacked Iftikhar Arain when he was sitting at a shop in Kot Lalu on Wednesday evening. He died on way to a Nawabshah hospital.
His funeral prayers were offered at Kot Lalu on Thursday. But the motive behind the incident could not be ascertained.