Kalash com­mu­nity protest po­lice be­hav­iour

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL - GUL HA­MAD FA­ROOQI

CHITRAL—Elites from Kalash com­mu­nity un­der the chair of Mir Bacha Kalah of Birir val­ley held a protest rally against po­lice sta­tion Ayun nepo­tism and their bru­tal­ity be­hav­ior against the com­mu­nity. The Kalash women and men in­clud­ing their chil­dren also held a press con­fer­ence in a lo­cal ho­tel.

Ad­dress­ing a press con­fer­ence Mir Bacha and other said that they have some land dis­pute with a ri­val group at Birir whose one daugh­ter is serv­ing as po­lice con­sta­ble and his son in Chitral border po­lice (Levies) who use their influence and pres­sur­iz­ing Sta­tion House Of­fi­cer (SHO) Ayun who lodged 3 FIRs against us.

They said that Asham Bibi is lady po­lice con­sta­ble and she us­ing her influence in po­lice depart­ment as a re­sult they lodged FIR 3 times and ar­rested our women, chil­dren and men and sent to jail. They said that al­though the case is un­der trial in civil court but even than the ri­val group ha­rass­ing us to oc­cupy on the land, which is our le­gal right.

Mir Bacha and his wife said that they also sub­mit­ted writ­ten ap­pli­ca­tion be­fore the Dis­trict Po­lice Of­fi­cer (DPO) Chitral but no ac­tion was taken so far.

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