KARACHI: A complete of 293 folks have been arrested on Thursday on the fourth day of the lockdown imposed throughout Sindh to stop the unfold of coronavirus.
In response to police sources, a complete of 186 folks have been apprehended in Karachi solely, together with 57 in South zone, 48 in East zone and 81 in West zone over violation of Part 144 of the Prison Process Code and for hoarding of masks, sanitisers, gloves, and many others.
The town police registered 64 FIRs in opposition to the held individuals.
The police stated 51 individuals have been detained in Hyderabad vary, 10 in Mirpurkhas vary, 10 in Shaheed Benazirabad vary and 36 in Sukkur vary, bringing whole quantity to 293 throughout the province. The police stated that nobody was arrested in Larkana vary.
In the meantime, Karachi police spokesperson in a press release stated that for the reason that implementation of the lockdown by the provincial authorities to stop unfold of Covid-19 since March 23 to March 26, a complete of 937 folks had been arrested within the metropolis solely.
In the meantime, town authorities had engaged non secular students to encourage folks to look at social distancing at mosques to halt the unfold of the virus.
Printed in Daybreak, March 27th, 2020