Karachi : Karachi campaigner Alamgir Khan, whose ‘Fix it’ campaign to cover unsealed manholes in the metropolis gained media attention,was taken into custody on Thursday by the police as he attempted to create a ‘symbolic garbage dump’outside the Sindh Chief Minister’s House in Pakistan.
Khan and his driver were riding a tractor along with a garbage-filled trolley towards the CM House to install a ‘symbolic garbage bin’when police personnel took them into custody, reports Dawn.
The campaigner was trying to spread the message that odour of garbage leads to suffering and poor health conditions.
Routes leading to the CM house were sealed by police. Television footage showed the tractor dumping garbage into a bin.
Police said no information report has been registered against Khan. However, he has been detained for littering.(ANI)