Firing on residence of PPP leader

August 11, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Ratodero: Unknown men opened firing on the house of a PPP leader here Sunday.

According to details, some armed opened firing at the residence of PPP Naundero chapter General Secretary Khalid Memon on the second day of Eid-ul-Fitr atNaundero. This was the second such incidence in two week when armed men fired shots at the house located near the police station & Government Boys Higher Secondary School. Ironically during both these incidents there was nobody in the police picket set up near the house.

Sources said that the PPP leader is also a contractor of guava and mango orchids and some criminal gangs had sent him chits for extortion (Bhatta) money which he refused to pay and to frighten him his house came under firing.

Khalid memon told media that a few days ago more than 10 guava trees were chopped off from the 20-acre garden belonging to Wadero Hafeez Khuhro near Akil village. He said he has got the contract to run the orchid.

Guava orchid owners have been demanding since long that they should be given proper security from extortionists, but the police have yet to provide them security.