KARACHI - The speakers at the public meeting held, on the eve of the first anniversary of May-12 incident, demanded of the government to conduct inquiry against culprits involved the killings of innocent people on May 12, 2008 in Karachi. They also vowed to gear up the ongoing movement for the restoration of judiciary. Addressing a huge gathering on Monday at Karachi Press Club (KPC) held under the aegis of Pakistan Workers Federation (PWF), Justice (R) Wajihuddin Ahmed, president Sindh High Court Bar Association (SHCBA) Rasheed A Rizi, secretary general Karachi Union of Journalists Khursheed Abbasi, Yousuf Masti Khan of National Workers Party, representatives of civil society organization and labour leaders expressed these views. Justice (R) Wajihuddin Ahmed appreciated the decision of PML-N to quit the coalition government and said that the PML-N leadership should support the PPP led-regime in its good decisions. He said that if Mian Nawaz Sharif dissolved the Punjab Assembly and new elections held within 90 days, the PML-N would sweep in the province and would not need any coalition partner. Justice (R) Wajihuddin further said restoration of judiciary is not a complicated matter adding that if the rulers are honest, the issue could be resolved within a day. "If the accommodation of PCO judges will means that we agree to live under the umbrella of dictatorship and army rule", he said. He expressed deep concern over the government's hesitation to reinstate the deposed judges on the pre November-3 position adding that it's beyond rationality that why the rulers fluctuating the dates in this regard. The senior judge said that more then 50 innocent people and political workers lost their lives on May 12, 2007 in a welcome rally for deposed judges in Karachi but the culprits are still at large as the rulers have forgotten that tragic incident. He paid rich tributes to the martyrs of May 12 carnage and said that they had sacrificed their lives for the freedom of judiciary and restoration of judges. Justice (R) Wajihuddin further said that innocent students of Lal Masjid in Islamabad were brutally killed by Musharraf dictatorship instead of resolving the issue through negotiations. He alleged that due to the wrong policies of previous government and Musharraf the country was suffering from inflation and terrorism. He strongly condemned the November-3 action of Pervez Musharraf and said that it was completely illegal and unconstitutional.  Addressing the meeting, President SHCBA Rashid Rizvi demanded the government to form a high-level committee to probe the May 12 mayhem and punish the culprits. He said that situation of law and order in the city was unsatisfactory. Rizvi further said that lawyers' leadership would announce future strategy on May 17.