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May 12 Tragedy: Victims await justice after 13 years

May 12 Tragedy: Victims await justice after 13 years
May 12, 2020
KARACHI (92 News) – The 13th anniversary of a tragedy that took place on May 12, 2007, being marked today (Tuesday) but those responsible for the carnage could not be determined despite the lapse of 13 years. On May 12, 2007, Karachi was hostaged on arrival of former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, bloodbath was publically observed in the city of lights where more than 50 citizens among lawyers were brutally killed. Important highways were closed by containers, due to which lawyers, court judges and deposed chief justice were stranded at the airport. Senior lawyers said that they can never forget the day, adding that the government and institutions are carrying out investigations and those responsible for the carnage will stand trial soon. More than 40 accused are absconding in the cases. Police have failed to arrest him. More than 18 accused have been granted bail for not presenting solid evidences by the police. The heirs of the slain are still waiting for justice.