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Former Minister Acquitted Of


MURDER OF SIND PREMIER Rec. 11.30 a.m. LONDON, Aug. 5. A message from Sukkur, India, states that two years after the murder of the Sind Premier, Mir Allah Baksh, the former Revenue Minister, Mohamed Ayub Khuhro, a wealthy landowner, his brother, Mohamed Nawaz, and three others have of conspiring to procure his assassination. The trial, which lasted nearly two months, was one of the most sensational held in India. Baksh was murdered in May, 1943, soon after he became Premier with Congress support. Three Hurs, members of a criminal tribe, were sentenced to death and four were sentenced to life imprisonment. The alleged leader of the conspiracy is still at large.

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SENSATIONAL CASE, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 184, 6 August 1945

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SENSATIONAL CASE Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 184, 6 August 1945

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