Commissioner Quetta recommends abolishing 7 levies check posts 

Commissioner Quetta recommends abolishing 7 levies check posts 

Staff Reporter :

Commissioner Quetta Division, Asfandyar Khan has recommended abolishing 7 levies check posts in district Killa Abdullah and Pishin of Balochistan. In a letter addressed to the Additional Chief Secretary Home and Tribal Affairs, the Commissioner has requested for issuance of necessary orders for abolishing of check posts.

The decision to abolish the levies check post has been made in the aftermath of recommendations of the committee. The Balochistan government had formed a committee headed by commissioners across the province to rationalize the establishment of checkpoints. Concerned DIG police, deputy commissioners, Commandants Frontier Corps and Senior Superintendent of Police were the members of the committee.

As per the notification, the said check posts include Saranan district Pishin, Garang check post, Zaraband check post, Chorri Bazar, Maizai Boghra, and Bypass areas of Killa Abdullah district.

The committee recommended that the masses were suffering problems as a result of these check posts and recommended abolishing them.

The Balochistan government had earlier decided to rationalize the establishment of check posts on all highways of the province. The government had made the decision to ensure security and address the grievances of the masses in this regard.

Commissioner Quetta Asfandyar Khan had visited Chaman to meet tribal elders, business community to address their issues. The people had raised the issue of unnecessary check posts on the Quetta-Chaman highway.

The government has made these decisions after recent untoward incidents at Chaman, Pakistan’s bordering city with Afghanistan.

Commissioner Quetta recommends abolishing 7 levies check posts 

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