Use of force: Ten IDPs injured in Jalozai baton-charge

Two injure­d IDPs in critic­al condit­ion.

Our Correspondent April 10, 2012


At least 10 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were injured when cops baton charged panicked IDPs to force them to follow queue. The IDPs belonged to the Zakha Khel tribe of Khyber Agency.

This incident took place at a registration point in Jalozai camp in the limits of Nowshera district. Sources told The Express Tribune that the registration of Zakha Khel tribe of Khyber Agency was in progress at one of the registration points when suddenly some of the IDPs started creating panic and jumping ahead of others in their queues; upon which authorities asked them to wait for their turn.

The sources said that police force was called who ordered the IDPs not to panic; However, failing to restore order, they resorted to baton charge in which about 10 IDPs sustained injuries. The injured were rushed to the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) where medics said two of the injured were in critical condition.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 10th, 2012.


khyber | 9 years ago | Reply

Well I am not going to blame ''POLICE'' in this matter but if we look at reality the entire Pakistani nation and in many other third world countries people don't have concept of to follow queue,there should be difference between humans and animals but look at your surroundings,people jumping on each other to get a ticket,ride a bus or train etc,but then again ''LACK OF EDUCATION'', FUDALS AND BOURGEOIS KEPT PEOPLE IN DARK AND SLAVES OF bourgeois never spread education to each and every child,so such things will continue happen until we teach discipline at school and spread education aggressively.

ather khan | 9 years ago | Reply

pakistani police. they are drowning their little bit of image in drains.

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