No corrections yet
Police yestepJay helped to breafeTup fresh religious demon- stration against the Pakistan Foreign Minister in 'Karachi by arresting crowds of rioters, driv- ing them in lorries milefi outside the city, and then releasing them to walk home. ,
However, 72J rioters, anested yesterday and on Friday have been detained,, and v are, expeoted to be charged under the riot acts for stono,-throwing and violence.
A "direct ( action" campaign launched against the Minister, Sir Mohammed Zafrullah Khan, by ths all-Moslem parties con- vention touched of£v the demons- trations. >*?.
.Usually reliable souuees in Ka- rachi said yesterday that li of the. 15 members of the conven- tion's -action committee would be
hele} for a ^year under Pakistan's Security Act, which alloWb deten-
tion without trial.
They added that Sir Moham- med Zafrullah Khan, who planned to return home -yesteiday from Baghdad, is jiot'now expected in
Karachi for 'Some time.
Some Karachi shops were clos-, ed yesterday as the demonstra- tors roamed in small shouting groups through-the streets, but«
business life was normal.
The Punjab' Government has banned for 'a year-two news- papers involved in the contro-