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NTS Teachers Baton-Charged, Gassed, Arrested Again

Karachi (December 25, 2017): Police baton-charged and tear gassed and also arrested many NTS teachers staging a protest demonstration outside the Karachi Press Club demanding getting regularized continues.

The protesting teachers had announced to proceed to Chief Minister House and were made the butt of police excesses which stopped them near Arts Council round-about as they headed towards CM House.

This is the second time in five days that the teachers staged a protest demonstration and get whipped by the police which made no distinction between male or woman teachers.

Earlier today PML-F member of Sindh assembly Nusrat Sehar Aabbasi joined the protestors.

Talking to the protesting teachers Sehar said that education standard in Sindh is lowest among the four provinces. Is this demonstration is the practical example of Sindh government’s “Sindh is the front” twitter campaign, she asked.

Assuring the protesting workers her fullest support Sehar assured them that she would raise their plight on the floor of the Sindh Assembly.

Still later, the police officials have offered negotiations with the striking teachers whose five-member delegation was taken to the office of Deputy Commissioner South.

It may be mentioned here that on the 20th of this month police had baton charged and used water cannons to doused protesting NTS-pass teachers demanding being regularised and made permanent. Many of the teachers, both male and female, were also arrested by the police.

The protesting teachers were baton charged, water-cannoned, and arrested by police to stop the proceeding to Sindh Secretariat.

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