JSMM calls for strike across Sindh against CPEC today

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Karachi [Pakistan], Feb. 20 (ANI): The Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSMM), a major separatist political party in Sindh, Pakistan, has given a call of strike across the province against China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) today. Following this development, a grand operation had been started against JSMM since 48 hours and more than 150 workers and their relatives have been arrested. JSMM Chairman Shafi Burfat's elder brother Habibullah Burfat along with his two sons namely Hosho and Hamer has been arrested. His relatives including his brother-in-law, a well known journalist Ghulam Rasool Burfat, along with his brother have also been picked up. Forces had arrested JSMM chairman's father in law, 80-year-old M Qasim along with his two sons Azam and Asif Burfat. JSMM has vowed that they would continue their struggle against CPEC and strike will be observed at any cost. (ANI)