Pillion riding banned in Karachi, Khairpur
[Dawn] The government of Sindh has placed a ban on riding double in Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It may be the largest city in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
and Khairpur as part of its security measures ahead of the holy month of Muharram starting next week.
The ban will come into effect from midnight Friday and will stay in place until Muharram 11, according to a notification issued by the Sindh Home Ministry. A ban on riding double had already been imposed in Hyderabad earlier this week.
Posted by: Fred 2012-11-10