File Photo: CM Balochistan, Ali Mardan Domki talking to senior journalists: Photo Daily Quetta Voice

Staff Reporter:

QUETTA: Caretaker Chief Minister of Balochistan, Mir Ali Mardan Khan Domki has said that unofficial figures on the number of missing persons are based on baseless assumptions with no verified evidence. “The Missing Person Commission is investigating the case”, He told reporters on Thursday.

Moreover, Mr. Domki said that many missing persons have been returned to their homes and the correct data will be revealed only after the final report of the commission. Furthermore, the committee comprising the caretaker federal ministers has held meetings with the protesters. It has been agreed that around two hundred arrested people will be released soon after the necessary legal actions.

The caretaker CM stated that the Balochistan government has formed a committee to investigate the incident that took place in Turbat. He added that an FIR has been lodged and a transparent investigation is being carried out.

While responding to a question about the ill-treatment of the protestors by the Islamabad police, Mr. Domki said, “The central government has established a special committee consisting of three members of the caretaker federal cabinet to investigate the incident”.

Mr. Domki stated that “we should eliminate hatred to promote national unity”. The need of the hour is establishing unity for a prosperous and developed Pakistan, he lamented.

Regarding Balochistan, the caretaker CM stated that the law and order situation is better than that in the past. “All available resources will be utilized for strengthening the peace and security in the province”, he determined. Further, he stated that the caretaker provincial government is committed to conducting fair and transparent elections.

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Quetta Voice is an English Daily covering all unfolding political, economic and social issues relating to Balochistan, Pakistan's largest province in terms of area. QV's main focus is on stories related to education, promotion of quality education and publishing reports about out of school children in the province. QV has also a vigilant eye on health, climate change and other key sectors.