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Jamaat-e-Islami files petition against pillion ban riding in Sindh High Court

Karachi, July 29 2013 (PPI-OT): Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has filed a petition against pillion riding ban in the city at Sindh High Court (SHC) here on Monday.

The petition was filed by JI Naib Ameer Nasrullah Khan Shajih, former lawmakers Younus Barai and Hameedullah Khan Advocate.

In the petition, the JI adopted a view point that the provincial government on the name of pillion riding ban has done injustice with the people, adding that it was a violation of human rights.

The petition further stated that 6million people every day affected by the ban on pillion riding and suffering by tremendous mental agony, as there was an acute shortage of public transport in the city.

The JI leaders were on the view that the government should take affective measures in order to tackle the menace of terrorism, instead of imposition ban on pillion riding. In the petition, the JI leaders also appealed to lift ban on pillion riding immediately.

For more information, contact:
Shamsuddin Amjad
Media Department
Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan
Cell: 0345 – 480 1404
Email: shamsuddin.amjad@gmail.com