D I KHAN: Dressed in police uniform, heavily armed, riding on a SUV and a motorbike, unidentified people hauled away Eida Jan, a prominent youth activist of Tank district, from the limits of Cantt police station in DI Khan area on Wednesday.
According to eyewitnesses, Jan was taken from near the Baloch Restaurant in DI Khan. Six kidnappers were in two vehicles while two were riding a bike all wearing police uniforms.
Police have registered an FIR against unidentified people and started investigation. The law and order situations in DI Khan district has been deteriorating since many months, while target killing of religious minorities are also on rise.
First ever FIR has been registered at police station of Jandola of Tank on Wednesday. Earlier it was the jurisdiction of the political administration to register complaints.
However, after the merger and extension of police to the tribal areas, this was the first incident of criminal offence reported at Jandola police station. According to the FIR Wakeela Paloos Khan, resident of Rabnawaz Korona, Jani Khel area stated that she was injured due to firing of Nimat Khan and Bostak Khan.Police have registered FIR under section 324/34.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 2nd, 2019.
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