GILGIT, Pakistan (Wed, Feb 29) – The hands behind the conspiracy of Kohistan killing have been identified and soon will be produced before the nation, said Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Wednesday talking to media persons after a thorough discussion with religious scholars of various schools of thought.
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Malik further said that it was not an incident of sectarian killings rather an effort to deteriorate law and order situation in the entire country. He hailed the religious scholars for their understanding and assistance to control the situation by showing tolerance. He said that he visited the area on the special orders of the PM Yousuf Raza Gilani.
He also informed the journalists that Gilgit-Baltistan Scouts have been given powers of police for 3 months to control the situation. He said that plan of the enemies was foiled.
Minister unveiled the plan to form a special security force for protection of passengers on Karakoram Highway (KKH). Till formation of the force, FC (Frontier Constabulary) and police would be deployed along the highway and security check-posts would be set up along different points on KKH, he added.