Female Police officer attacked for stopping Friday prayer congregation
A female police officer has been attacked in Karachi after she tried to stop Friday prayer congregation in Orangi Town Karachi.
According to initial reports, when a Friday prayer congregation started , female police officer tried to stop the congregation as ordered y Sindh government to avoid spread of corona virus in Sindh. people and mosque administration misbehaved the female police officer and riots increased in the town.
In the latest reports, police has identified people involved who broke the rule of law in the town and police has been searching for them to arrest them.
Police SHO , Razia Zuhra intervened the Friday congregation in In Pir Abad Orangi Town Jama Masjid Haqqani,
Lockdown orders once again flown in Karachi, In Pir Abad Orangi Town Jama Masjid Haqqani, people forced to pray Friday, Attack on female police officer on stop, Riot escapes, police identify suspects, Police raids to arrest the suspects#LockdownExtended #Sindhpolice pic.twitter.com/Y81mWHOulP
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Due to increasing spread of coronavirus in the Province, the Sindh government had ordered lock down and the Pakistan Ulema Council had also issued Fatwa to limit the Friday congregation in the Province.
Coronavirus updates in Pakistan
Currently as of Friday noon, there are 4700 cases reported across Pakistan. 68 have died of the coronavirus since its outbreak in the country.
Provincially, there are 2280 cases are reported from Punjab, followed by Sindh which has 1214 cases as of latest. Moreover, there are 560 cases emerged in KPK, WHILE, Baluchistan has 219 cases of coronavirus. Islamabad has reported 118 cases, while GB has 215 cases. Similarly, the cases in AJ&K have also increased to 33 thus far. Amidst the massive and exponential increase in cases, the government of Pakistan has suspended all local and international flights till April 21. Moreover, the government has also taken steps to ensure availability of basic necessities for poor and needy people though cash transfers and ration availability.
Globally, there are more than 1.6 million cases have been reported. Among these, 94,720 deaths are reported. Among all countries, Italy is the worst hit country by covid-19. Italy has 143,626 cases. And 18,279 deaths in Italy have been reported. The covid-19 wave has capturing European countries ore severely despite better health facilities and better state policies. In America, the death toll rises to 15,000 thus far.