MIRPURKHAS Dec 7. Mirpurkhas police have arrested about 6 suspected persons in connection of murder of local journalist Sultan Mehmood Chandio while raids are continued at suspected places to nab the real culprits. Sources said that heavy contingents of police carried out raids at different places in the city late night and taken into custody about 6 suspected persons while interrogation was being made with them at unknown whereabouts. Police sources said that police were investigating on different lines and efforts are continued to trace the real culprits involved in the murder.
On the other hand Soyam of the deceased journalist was held in Rahim Nagar where hundreds of people including DCO Mirpurkhas Ghulam Hussain Memon, DPO Mirpurkhas Zulfikar Maher, leader of JSQM Basheer Khan Qureshi, lawyers, doctors, representatives of different NGOs . Journalists of Mirpurkhas and other towns and districts of the province have participated. Earlier Quran Khawani and Fateha Khawani were also held. Later, leader of JSQM Basheer Khan Qureshi talking to newsmen at local press club said that deceased journalist Mehmood Sultan Chandio was the member of national Tehreek with him in past and strongly condemned of his murder. He demanded the authorities to conduct open thoroughly inquiry of his murder to arrest the real culprits of his murder.Meanwhile, emergent joint meeting of National press club Mirpurkhas and Mirpurkhas union of journalist was held presided by Afaq Ahmed Khan advocate, while the meeting called the president , prime minister, chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chohadhry, and federal minister for information to order the judicial inquiry the case of slain journalist Mehmood Sultan Chandio. Meeting sought the protection from Sindh government for journalists and immediate arresting of the involved culprits of murders of Zubair Ahmed Mujahid and Mehmood Sultan Chandio.
MIRPURKHAS Dec 7. Mirpurkhas board of intermediate and secondary education has been announced the annual result of SSC part 1(9th class) examination 2010 here . According to result, 24668 girls and boys candidates appeared in the annual exam while 21475 candidates’ girls and boys succeeded in 5 papers. 1907 candidates in 4 papers, 789 candidates in 3 papers, 172 candidates in 2 papers and 52 candidates in 1 paper were succeeded.
MIRPURKHAS Dec 7. Scores of landlords and growers were defaulter of not paying outstanding dues of lining of their water courses under the national programme for improvement of water courses in the district and total RS 1397675 were to be paid to government by defaulter’ growers. Official sources informed the local news man that in the tenure of ex president General Pervez Musharraf , huge amount was yearly provided to this national programme for improvement of and about 200 water courses were fixed target each year to lining the water courses under the programme but unfortunately for last two years very less amount were provided to this district in the programme as result last year only 25 water courses were completed against the 200 target fixed for lining of water courses . Sources added that however during last 4 years a huge amount had been stuck up as landlords and growers get not constructed their Katcha water courses as Pucca water courses and allegedly misappropriated the provided funds. However present DCO Mirpurkhas Ghulam Hussain Memon took serious notice when the matter discussed in the meetings of stucking up huge amounts and ordered to recover the arrears from defaulters under land revenue act. Sources said that RS 1,5139529 had been stuck up in past while DDO revenues of different taluka of the district with the help of concerned police detained the defaulters and pressurized the guilty growers as result sofar RS 13741845 stuck up amout had yet been recovered from the defaulters. While remaining amount RS 1397675 were as outstanding dues on defaulters’ growers and landlords including ex MPA Syed Inayat Ali Shah. When contacted district officer National programme for improvement of water courses Mirpurkhas Leemo Khan Mari told that for last 6 months no fund was provided to the department for lining purpose of the water courses as result work in field was halted. He said that concerned DDO revenue were cooperating to recover the remaining amount of the stuck up amount from defaulters with the help of police.