But, he rued, some people had violated the orders, leading to action being taken against them under the law. “I am directing the Sindh Inspector General of Police to withdraw the FIRs registered against the prayer leaders and others all over Sindh,” he stated, while requesting the clerics to abide by their earlier agreement and limit their congregational prayers to five people. He pointed out that the mosques still remained open, while the call to prayers is given there five times a day and congregational prayers of up to five people were also held. Currently, the authorities in Sindh conducted 5,945 tests, with Karachi has 249 COVID-19 cases, Hyderabad 12 and Dadu and Jacobabad one each. CM Sindh has made a request to all citizens for their financial help and support to help us in our fight against #COVIDー19.
Source: The Express Tribune March 30, 2020 16:41 UTC