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Vandalism in Balochistan Assembly case: Opposition members surrender before police

Vandalism in Balochistan Assembly case: Opposition members surrender before police
June 21, 2021

QUETTA (92 News) – Opposition leader in Balochistan Assembly Malik Sikander Khan and 16 other MPAs have surrendered before the police personnel in a case of riots and vandalism in assembly.

According to the reports, the opposition members went to the police station and surrendered before the police. 16 MPAs along with the opposition leader, went to Quetta's Bijli Road Police Station for their arrests.

Meanwhile, the police denied to arrest the opposition members. They adopted a stance that they cannot arrest any member without the permission of the assembly's speaker.

This update came after a day when a case of riots and vandalism in Balochistan Assembly has been registered against the opposition members.

On Sunday, Opposition leader Malik Sikandar and 250 others have been nominated in the case under the 17 provisions, including attempt to murder, altercation and intimidation.

The FIR was lodged on the complaint of SHO at Bijli Road Police Station in Quetta.

Meanwhile, the opposition announced to go to court if no case is registered against the government. They also decided to bring a no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Jam Kamal.

Earlier, ahead of the budget 2021-22 session of the province, Balochistan Assembly's premises turned into battlefield due to the severe clash between police and opposition members.

The situation worsened outside the assembly, when the clash of opposition members broke out with police before the budget session. The opposition members surrounded the assembly. The security forces managed to stop the angry mob after the workers of the opposition parties tried enter the assembly.

Heavy contingent of police was then called in to counter the tense situation. The law-enforcement agencies baton charged the mob to control the situation.

MPA Nasrullah Zira, Babu Amin Mengal and Maulvi Abdul Wahid Siddiqui were injured during the baton charge.

Police pushed the enraged members and workers and locked them. The gate of Balochistan Assembly was broken due to the collision of an armored police vehicle.

Angry members smashed the windows of the main entrance of the assembly, while several pots were also smashed.

As soon as Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal arrived, the commotion intensified. Angry members attacked Jam Kamal, threw bottles and threw shoes at the chief minister. Jam Kamal was taken to the House under security siege.

Opposition parties were protesting against the neglect of constituencies in the budget. They had staged a sit-in at the gate of the Balochistan Assembly to stop government members during the budget.