KARACHI: PTI lawmaker Seema Zia to put forward an emergency service bill in the Sindh Assembly which will be named after the 10 year old late Amal, who was killed by a stray bullet in Karachi.
On the eve of Independence Day, little Amal lost her precious life to a stray bullet during a police encounter in Akhtar Colony, Karachi. She was accompanied by her parents when the little life was lost. After the incident, the parents of Amal took to social media to allege that a hospital refused to provide medical help to the injured 10 year old.
According to the current news regarding the incident, , lawmaker Seema Zia decided to present an emergency service bill in the province. In a tweet, the new President Arif Alvi said that he had requested Seema Zia to rename the ‘Sindh Emergency Service Bill’ in Amal’s memory. The bill is to be named ‘Sindh Amal Emergency Service Bill’ as told by President Arif Alvi.
President Alvi tweeted, ‘After my visit to Amal’s house for condolence, Dr Seema Zia MPA informed me that she was going to move a bill she had prepared called the ‘Sindh Emergency Service Bill’. On my request, she gladly named it the ‘Sindh Amal Emergency Service Bill’ in her memory. Amal will save lives’
Earlier, the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Saqib Nisar had taken a suo moto notice of Amal’s death right after the parents alleged a local hospital for not attending their now late child. The grieved parents stressed that they want to make sure that no other resident of the city has to go through this and lose their beloved ones due to the mistreatment of some hospital.
While talking to media, Amal’s grieving mother Beenish said “We don’t want any compensation for our daughter’s death. We just want to make sure that what we faced does not happen with anyone else”
Amal’s father, Umer said “Our daughter will not come back to life but we want the problems [that led to her death] to be eradicated. We want laws to be passed to solve the issues, be them at the police’s end or the hospitals.”
“We shouldn’t address things when a tragedy occurs, even though we have already faced this tragedy,”
Incidents like this are always the headline news in Karachi. Unfortunately, we have seen many cases of the similar nature in Karachi and in other parts of the country as well.