November 2005 News

HRCP blames govt for volatile law and order in Gilgit

2 November 2005
The Daily Times
Staff Report

Islamabad: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has blamed the federal government and the Pakistan Rangers for making the law and order situation in Gilgit and Northern Areas volatile.'The federal government is directly responsible for this sorry state of affairs and it must establish an independent judicial commission to find the reasons and responsibility of volatile situation in Gilgit where there has been a curfew for the last 20 days,' said Iqbal Haider, secretary general of the HRCP.Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Iqbal Haider said the law and order situation had been deteriorating day by day after an avoidable clash occurred between the Pakistan Rangers and students on October 13.


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