KARACHI: The Sindh government on Sunday imposed a ban on pillion riding in Karachi for a month to control the rising criminal activities.
Sindh government has issued a notification, in which it mentioned that the pillion riding will be banned for next one month in Karachi to overcome the criminal activities.
The decision has been taken by the Sindh Home Department after the killing of Moulana Adil Khan and his son at Karachi Shah Faisal area on Saturday.
Adil Khan is the son of late Saleemullah Khan, the former President of Wifaq-ul-Madaris Al-Arabia and is the principal of Jamia Farooqi.
Funeral prayers of martyred religious scholar Maulana Adil Khan and his driver Maqsood were offered this morning and he was laid to rest at Jamia Farooqia premises at the side of his father Maulana Saleemullah Khan.
The funeral prayers were led by Ubaidullah Khalid, a brother of Maulana Adil Khan, who was gunned down by unidentified armed men in Karachi on Saturday evening.
Prominent religious scholars Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Hyderi, Maulana Rashid Mehmood Soomro, Mufti Taqi Usmani, Maulana Rafi Usmani, Qari Muhammad Hanif Jalandhari, Mufti Noman Naeem, other religious scholars, students and citizens were among hundreds of people who attended the funeral prayers of Maulana Adil.