MIRPURKHAS Oct 29. Chili price was shooting up following less arrival of the chili crop in the Kunri chili market. Report said that special variety of Chili crop Dandi cut Longi chili was sowed mostly in lower Sindh and prices of the chili were up and down on the less and more arrival in Kunri chili market that is the biggest chili market of the country. Harvesting of the chili was continued in the region and chili growers were sending their crop to the different chili markets of this region including Kunri, Jhuddo, Digri, Naokot, Khipro etc for getting reasonable price of their crop. Within some days RS 2000 per maund were high of the chili as some days back owing to less arrival of the chili production in the Kunri market , rate of chili was RS 6500 per maund but due to less arrival of the chili in the Kunri chili market its rate was high till RS 8500 per maund. It may be recalled that export quality of the chili was produced in this region and growers were sowed Dandi cut Longi chili mostly for acquiring the reasonable rate of crop. Report said that daily arrival of chili crop was 2000 bags in the Kunri chili market. President Red chili growers association Sindh chapter Mian Mohammad Saleem , talking to the local news man said that usually 80000 tows to 90000 tons of chili was produced in the Sindh province and its more than production was acquired from Mirpurkhas, Umerkot, Kunri, Samaro, Jhuddo, Naokot, Digri, Kot Ghulam Mohammad, Mirwah Gorchani, Shadi Palli, Pithoro, Khipro, Sanghar etc. He further said that export quality of chili was produced here that was purchased by the national level chili grinding factories from the Kunri chili market. He further told that owing to acute shortage of water in this region, chili was sowed on less area and then after heavy rainfall this sensitive crop was damaged adversely as result this year its production will be less than last year. He said that those chili growers were enjoying with high rate of the chili whose crop had been saved from heavy rainfall. He said that awareness programme should be organized by the government for providing knowledge to the growers regarding sowing, harvesting and drying the crop. He stressed need to install more than dehydration plants in this region sothat we could export chili production particularly in European countries, USA, England, Japan etc.
MIRPURKHAS Oct 29. A servant boy was allegedly detained in a house after alleged torturing by households and was released when his parents and others protested outside the detained place in the premises of the Satellite town police station here on Thursday night. Complainant Mohammad Siddique Leghari has lodged the case under section 342, 337-A(i), F(i) and 34 PPC with Satellite town police station accusing that his son Rashid Leghari, 10, was working in the house but house holders accused Mansoor Arain, Faisal Arain, Zubair Arain and Dr Zahid leveled allegations upon him of theft, tortured him and then detained him in a room when he was not returned to home in night, he added that he along with others went to accuser’s house and owing to their resistance above accused released his son from illegal confinement. He said that false allegation of stealing was leveled upon his son. Police said that letter for medical treatment was given to victim’s father and sent the victim to civil hospital for medical assistance. Police further said that further action will be taken after receiving the medical certificate of the victim boy.
MIRPURKHAS Oct 29. An owner of medical store was arrested by town police after raid of the civil judge and judicial magistrate Mirpurkhas Ahmed Nawaz Domki here on Friday. Report said that civil judge and Judicial magistrate Mirpurkhas Ahmed Nawaz Domki along with district drug inspector Sain Dino Nohri carried out raid at the Taj Medical store at Umerkot road near Kalay Khan petrol pump and during checking found unregistered medicines and expiry medicines samples. Town police arrested the owner of the medical store Rehan Ali while case under section 27-4 Sindh Drug act was lodged with town police station on behalf of district drug inspector against the owner of the medical store Rehan Ali.