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Karachi residents booked for ‘vandalising’ CBC workplace

Residents of Defence Housing Authority (DHA) collect exterior the Cantonment Board Clifton (CBC) workplace to protest in opposition to the authorities’ failure to repair drainage issues within the metropolis following floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains in Karachi, Pakistan, August 31, 2020. AFP/Asif Hassan/Files

KARACHI: Police on Wednesday confirmed they’ve registered a case after the Clifton Board Cantonment (CBC) officers accused protesters of vandalism and issuing threats throughout an illustration earlier this week over non-provision of facilities within the aftermath of August’s torrential rains.

Officials on the Darakhshan police station stated the primary data report (FIR) contains expenses of rioting and threatening, amongst others.

The CBC officers had earlier approached police with a request to e-book greater than a dozen people for trying to enter their workplace, smashing home windows, and vandalising property throughout Monday’s protest.

The practically 30 unidentified protesters additionally issued threats, they’d claimed.

Police sources had earlier stated they’d obtained the CBC officers’ request to register a case, noting that they have been recording statements on this regard.

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