KHAIRPUR: Sindh Minister for Information and Education Minister Nisar Khuhro has said that the Sindh government has decided to conduct a judicial inquiry into Daraza Sharif incident which claimed 12 lives on polling day.
He said that the Sindh government has written a letter to the Chief Justice of High Court of Sindh to conduct judicial inquiry into the incident, said an official statement issued here on Sunday.
Nisar Khuhro expressed deep sorrow over the loss of life in the unfortunate incident at the ladies polling station no.2, Warayo Wahan of UC Daraza Sharif, Khairpur District.
He said that the ladies polling station had in fact been attacked by an armed group of outsiders belonging to District Sanghar.
The people belonging to a local community contesting election retaliated the attack, he added.
He said that complaints of harassment and coercion of voters by unknown outsiders were being continuously received from different polling stations of Gambat and Ranipur since morning.
The local administration with the help of law enforcing agencies had been diffusing tensions and avoiding any untoward incident.
This tragic incident took place at around 3:30 in the afternoon when the overall situation in the districts were peaceful, Nisar Khuhro.