Foreign hand involved in Balochistan: Raza Rabbani

Dated: 2012-05-09

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS) Mian Raza Rabbani Tuesday said foreign elements are involved in deteriorating law and order situation in Balochistan.

The meeting of PCNS was held in the Parliament House headed by Mian Raza Rabbani that observed the law order situation and missing persons issue in Balochistan.

The DG Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), DG Frontier Constabulary (FC), Home Secretary Balochistan and other high ranking officials briefed the committee about the current situation of the Balochistan province regarding law and order and missing person issue.

Mian Raza Rabbani said that concerned authorities have briefed the committee very comprehensively and the committee will form its recommendations and send it then to the government.

He said the committee was informed about the numbers of missing persons but he cannot reveal the names as he is bound to the rules of business.

He said the committee would review some articles of the ‘Evidence Act and laws against terrorism in the next sitting.

The Chairman PCNS said the Interior Secretary Khawaja Siddiq Akbar came late to the session and he could not attend the meeting because proceedings were in-camera.

He said he came to know that Senator Ishaq Dar was busy in Lahore and could not be able to attend the meeting.

The members of PCNS who belong to PML-N had not attended the last two sessions of the PCNS committee.

Earlier, Inspector General FC Major General Nadir Zaib told newsmen that he has told the committee about the recommendations through which law and order situation can be improved, its up to the government whether they work on his recommendations or not.

He said that the FC doesn’t have missing persons with them and most of the missing persons have gone to Afghanistan.

He alleged that many militant groups are active in Balochistan that get aid from foreign elements.

Sources told Online that the Home Secretary Balochistan has comprehensively briefed the committee that training camps of Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) are running in Afghanistan and FC is deployed in Balochistan to protect 80 percent important government asset.

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