Staff Reporter:

QUETTA: The participants of the long march from Turbat reached Quetta. A large number of women are also part of the long march from Turbat to Quetta. The Baloch Yekjehti Committee had launched a long march from Turbat to the provincial capital against the alleged extra-judicial killing of Balach Baloch, a young man. The family members and the Baloch Yekjehti Committee had accused the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of extra judicial killing of the young man. The charge was vehemently denied by the CTD. The spokesman of CTD said Balach Baloch was killed during an armed clash between miscreants and security forces on Pasni Road Turbat a few days back. “I want to justice for my son”, Mola Bakhsh, the father of the young man said. The participants of the long march gathered at the Quetta’s Sariab Road to protest against the alleged extra judicial killing. The protesters were trying to enter Red Zone Quetta. However, the baton-wielding policeman pushed them back. Currently, they have been staging a protest demonstration at the Sariab Road. The Balochistan government has also formed an inquiry committee to probe inot the incident. Noor Ahmed Pirkani, a senior officer of the provincial government is leading the investigation team. THe Balochistan High Court (BHC) has also ordered the suspension of four CTD personnel. A case was also registered agianst the CTD personnel.

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