Tuesday, January 03, 2023
QUETTA: Gwadar Police, on Monday, registered a first information report (FIR) against Haq Do Tehreek leader Maulana Hidayatur Rehman on charges of murder, attempt to murder, and provocation of the people for violence and other charges.
A police constable was killed in a shooting during violent protests in Gwadar.
On December 28, Balochistan Home Minister Ziaullah Langove ordered the registration of an FIR against Rehman over the martyrdom of the policeman.
According to Balochistan Police, firing by the Haq do Tehreek sit-in protestors led to the martyrdom of Constable Yasir Saeed.
On Monday, Balochistan Chief Secretary (CS) Abdul Aziz Uqaili chaired a high-level meeting to review the current situation in Gwadar to look into the issues of public importance and maintain peace in the area.
Additional CS home, department of fisheries, department of PHE, department of sports, department of information, secretary, and CEO QESCO attended the meeting. At the same time, commander Makran, director general GDA, and deputy commissioner Gwadar were present through video link.
The chief secretary was briefed in the meeting about the law and order situation and other issues regarding Gwadar's current situation by the relevant institutions' authorities.
The concerned official maintained that commercial centres, petrol pump banks, and shops have opened in Gwadar city.
Mobile telephone service has been restored in Gwadar, and tourism is gradually recovering.
The work of unloading wheat from the ship anchored at Gwadar port and its transportation is going on.
Secretary fisheries department said that action was taken to prevent illegal trawling strictly, and a joint patrol involving a gunboat is going on.
He said that action had been taken against officials of the fisheries department involved in illegal trawling and corruption.
The chief secretary directed the provision of civic amenities to the people of Gwadar should be ensured, and no shortage of clean water should be allowed in any part of the city.
The sense of ownership should be highlighted in the development projects among the people of Gwadar.
He also instructed that water sports, cricket, and other sports competitions should be organised in Gwadar on the pattern of traditional Sibi Mela and Pakistan Super League.