| GEO Pakistan|
| Gojra violence: Case registered against 800 people|
| Updated at: 1802 PST, Sunday, August 02, 2009|
GOJRA: Case has been registered against 17 known and 783 unknown people on charges including those of killing, attempt to kill and terrorism following Saturday’s violent incidents in Gojra.
The case was registered on the request of Church Bishop while the families of the victims staged protest against the killings by laying bodies of their loved ones on railway tracks.
The bereaved families demanded immediate arrest of the people responsible for the violence.
Rangers, who took control of the city, have started patrolling in Gojra. Spokesman of the Rangers has said that the situation is now totally under control.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif has announced Rs500,000 for each bereaved family and directed the Commissioner and RPO to stay in the area till normalcy is restored in Gojra.
Minister of Law Rana Sanaullah has said that police, launching a crack down on miscreants, has arrested over 100 people.
Police says Abdul Khalid, member of a banned organization, is among the arrested.