Traders alliance oppose 'unjustified' raids in Chaman

Traders alliance opposes ‘unjustified’ raids in Chaman

Sardar Muhammad Khondai : 

Traders alliance has opposed what it called ‘unjustified’ raids by customs, police, and levies in Chaman, Pakistan’s bordering city with Afghanistan. The members of the traders’ community and daily wages workers called on the Deputy Commissioner Chaman, Captain (R) Jumadad Khan Mandokhail. They apprised him about the issues faced by the traders’ community.

They also held a meeting of all traders organizations and daily wages workers to evolve a strategy to counter what they called ‘illegal’ raids of law enforcement agencies. Haji Muhammad Sadiq Achakzai, Qari Imdadullah, Haji Abdul Razzaq Khadim, Ghousullah, and others participated in the meeting.

The strongly rejected recent recovery of urea fertilizers by the customs and levies in Chaman. They claimed that fertilizers were being used in Chaman and it was not smuggled from Afghanistan. Chaman is and will be part of Pakistan, they said. The traders said that some elements were trying to sow seeds of hatred among the people of Chaman.

The traders’ community and daily wages workers warned of protest in the case the government did not stop raids and their warehouses and godowns.

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