Pak HR body demands probe by foreign experts into Karachi violence

April 11th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin  

Lahore, Apr 11 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has called for a probe by international experts into Wednesdays violence that hit the streets of Karachi, in which at least seven lawyers were allegedly burnt alive by unidentified miscreants.

It said that those who were behind the barbaric incident should be brought to book.

What happened in Karachi on Wednesday, especially the burning alive of several innocent people, could only be condemned as acts of horrible bestiality. The hands behind the obvious counter-offensive by the camp hostile to lawyers campaign must be exposed and the culprits brought to the book, the Dawn quoted the Commission as saying in a statement.

The statement added that the difficulties in probing incidents of violence in which the highest in the land were apparently involved were obvious.

It further said that the dastardly acts witnessed in the country over the past few days demand high-level probe by international experts, although their success too couldnt be taken for granted. (ANI)

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