MIRPURKHAS - Secret agencies have launched an inquiry into the alleged disgrace of the national flag during the armed attack on the office of District Education Officer (DEO) Primary Syed Wajid Ali Shah, in which he had also sustained injuries.

Reliable sources have revealed that Divisional Coordinator of National Commission for Interfaith Human Rights of Pakistan (NCIHP) Tauseef Malik had sent an application to higher authorities in which he had complained that Taluka Education Officer (TEO) Shabbir Gujjar and his office staff, including guards, had carried out an attack on the office of DEO Primary Mirpurkhas Syed Wajid Ali Shah on November 14 this year, beat him up as well as his staff besides pelting the office with stones and ransacking its furniture.

“During this, the attackers also disgraced the national flag placed at the main desk of the officer by trampling it under their feet,” he wrote in his application.

Social organisations had strongly condemned the disgrace of the national flag.

In his letter, NCIHP divisional coordinator demanded the president, prime minister, chief of army staff, federal interior minister, officials of intelligence agencies, core commander Sindh and other authorities concerned to order an inquiry into this matter and ensure registration of a case against the culprits under Article 6 and award them exemplary punishment.

Sources further said that due to intervention of some administrative officers, FIR of the incident was not registered with town police station.

They divulged that ex SHO of Town Police Kanwer Singh, on this occasion, had also forced DEO Primary Syed Wajid Ali Shah to make a comprise with the attackers or otherwise he would take action against both the parties.

Sources added that statement of the divisional coordinator had been recorded and other persons related to this incident were being summoned to record their statements.