MIRPURKHAS July 20. The court of additional sessions Judge Mirpurkhas 1, ordered the SHO town police to register the case against the accused (including district health officer Mirpurkhas) involved in armed attack at the Maria medical center here on Tuesday after hearing the advocate of Dr Yasir Iqbal, administrator of the hospital and SHO town. Yasir Iqbal, administrator of the hospital had been filed the application under section 22-A and B Cr.P.C in the above court in which he stated that on July 17, Mrs Javed Ali Leghari delivered a baby in the hospital while the delivery was normal but later on baby’s condition did not remain satisfactory. Concerned lady Doctor and staff tried their best out but the baby died . He added that later, in morning, father of late baby Javed Ali Leghari and unknown 15 to 20 persons entered into the hospital and started harassing the dispenser Gul Sher, lab attendant Ravi , Staff Nurse Mubeena and Choukidar Kheemchand. They broken down the glasses of the hospital and extorted RS 23550 kept on counter and took away with them. During this Dr Haneef Baloch, district health officer Mirpurkhas came there and abused all staff and taken away the concerned file of the patient Mrs Javed Ali Leghari. He further said that DHO also issued threats of dire consequences and threat to get the hospital closed. He stated that DHO asked the applicant and private workers settle the dispute with Javed Ali Leghari else we were to be put to heavy loss of lives and property. Applicant further said that he had submitted the application in town police station for registration of his complaint but police refused to lodge his case.
MIRPURKHAS July 20. Pakistan medical association PMA district Mirpurkhas chapter has strongly condemned the armed attack on the Maria medical center and implicating the lady doctor and staff in false case. According to a press release issued here on Wednesday, Meeting of PMA Mirpurkhas was held that was presided by its president Dr Darya Khan Khaskheli while the meeting called the authorities to provide protection to the doctors and health staff. President Dr Darya Khan Khaskheli and general secretary Dr Shamsul Aarfeen deplored that miscreants had attacked at the Maria hospital and broken down the glasses, looted the cash money, and taken away file record of concerned patient, oxygen gas cylinder, keys and also implicated the lady doctor and staff in false case. They said that doctors provide medical treatment even in badly condition and if this practice will be repeated in future then doctors and health staff would be compelled to launch protest campaign. They appealed the district administration and police to take necessary steps in this regard and said that if any such kind of incident occurs then concerned department should conduct the inquiry and register the case sothat innocent persons might be saved from being involved in offence. They further demanded the DIG Mirpurkhas zone and DPO Mirpurkhas to withdraw the false case without any delay and provide the justice to the innocent persons.
MIRPURKHAS July 20. Vote casting for election of assembly for constituency LA 36 and LA 30 was also held here as polling station was setup at Government Modal primary school Dholanabad. There were total 150 votes including women here while polling was started at 8 AM morning in peaceful manner and remained continue till 4 PM. According to unofficial result , candidate of MQM Khokhar of LA 36 constituency got 77 votes out of 79 votes while in constituency LA 36, MQM candidate Saleem Batt gained 68 votes out of 71 votes. Strict security arrangements were made on this occasion. Later, after announcement of winning the above both seats with big margin for candidates of MQM, a huge rally was taken out from central election office Dholanabad on behalf of MQM Mirpurkhas zone. Participators carrying MQM flags and photographs of Altaf Hussain, raised slogans in the favor of Altaf Hussain and MQM and rounded in at the roads of the city. Besides, in a press statement member MQM interior Tanzemi committee Mohammad Yousuf, zonal incharge Azeem Danish and members zonal committee said that MQM had given tickets to the persons who belong to middle class sothat they could themselves solve their problems.