‘Justice for Naqeeb’: Long march reaches Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The long march movement calling for ‘Justice for Naqeeb’ reached Peshawar on Monday and would leave for Islamabad today (Tuesday).

Hundreds of people including elders, students, youngsters, civil society and political parties members staged a sit-in at Hayatabad Phase-III Chowk and demanded the immediate arrest and death sentence for SSP Rao Anwar cleaning of South Waziristan from IEDs and release of missing innocent Mehsud tribal people.

The elders of Mehsud tribe strongly condemned the extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud in Karachi and said that SSP Rao Anwar was involved in killing of Pakhtuns in fake encounters.

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Addressing the participants Pakhtunkhwa Olasi Tehreek leader Dr Said Alam Mehsud said that the march would leave for Islamabad today (Tuesday) and would join the other participants there.

He said that march from Karachi would also reach on Tuesday and “our sit-in will continue in Islamabad until Anwar is arrested and punished.”

The march started from South Waziristan and they left Dera Ismail Khan on January 26 for Peshawar.

Mehsud tribal elders also spoke on this occasion and strongly condemned the killing of innocent tribal people and demanded justice for Naqeeb.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 30th, 2018.

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