South Punjab AIG meets BMP head

Oct 16, 2020

DERA GHAZI KHAN: South Punjab Additional Inspector General (AIG) retired Capt Zafar Iqbal visited the area adjacent to DG Cement Factory on Thursday and held a meeting with the commandant of border military police (BMP), Hamza Salik, to evolve a joint strategy against armed gangsters hiding in the mountainous tribal area.

The tehsil falls under the BMP.

Last week, the gang had killed a constable of Baloch Levy, Sajjad Qaisrani, in the vicinity of Kashoba border military police station of the tribal area tehsil Takht Sulaiman.

A joint team of the BMP and the Baloch Levy was attacked in the jurisdiction of Kashoba station where it had gone to retrieve a stolen car. The Ladi gang operates in the area adjacent to the DG Cement Factory.

District Police Officer Umer Saeed Malik said the AIG met the BMP commandant and decided to establish pickets and enhance patrolling around boundary of settled and tribal areas to curb the movement of gangsters.

(Daily Dawn)