D I KHAN: The DPO has put up posters containing information of around 27 militants and proclaimed offenders on walls across DI Khan City, The Express Tribune has learnt.
An insider familiar with the matter said the posters include photographs and names of the miscreants, and also state the bounty placed on their heads. The public has been urged to inform the police immediately if it has any information about the whereabouts of the proclaimed offenders and militants.
“The posters have attracted attention,” a local told The Express Tribune on Tuesday. This measure has been introduced to ensure security before and during Muharram.
The DI Khan police have also distributed a document instructing the public to cooperate with law-enforcement agencies during the month.
“If you notice any suspicious activities, then immediately inform the police,” stated the document. “The rest of the instructions are mentioned in the paper.”
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A diverse menu of security measures have also been introduced to stem the incidence of sectarian violence in DI Khan.
A ban has been imposed on motorcycle riding and Afghan refugees have been restricted from entering the city during Muharram.
Naming and shaming
The 27 terrorists include Haroon, a resident of Kolachi, Imran alias Umar Khitab of DI Khan, Umar Zoman alias Kaka of Kolachi, Maqbool alias Boli of Din Pur, Qari Akramullah of Gura Jana in Kolachi, Muhammad Kamran of Ratha Kulachi, Muhammad Abid of DI Khan city, Muhammad Iqbal alias Billa of Parowa, Kafayatullah of Kolachi, Yasir Alyas of Mohalla Dewan, Zahid Aman alias Huzaifa of Mohallah Hafiz Saleh, Muhammad Alamgir, Noman alias Nomi, Iftikhar Hussain, Atiqur Rehman, Fasi Shah, Zahir Shah, Waqas Khalid, Saif Rehman, Asif Naveed, Abdul Aziz, Muhammad Zubair, Shamim Nadar, Iqbal Sheikh and Muhammad Waqar.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 14th, 2015.