Another missing person found dead as LJ guns downs Quetta jail warden


A bullet- riddled body of a Baloch youth was discovered from Khuzdar district, 360kms southeast of Quetta, on Saturday morning. According to police, locals spotted a body lying near Arbab complex in Khuzdar and informed police. A police team rushed to the site and moved the body to Civil Hospital Khuzdar for autopsy, where the victim was identified as Abdul Khaliq Mirwani. Doctors said the victim had been shot in the head and wounds on his body suggested that he had been tortured before being killed.
Sources said the victim had gone missing around nine months ago from Khuzdar and an FIR of his abduction had been registered by his family members. Police handed over the body to the heirs after completing legal formalities and started investigation Meanwhile, unidentified armed men killed a jail official on Saturday and the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi claimed responsibility for the killing. “Two armed men on a motorcycle opened fire on chief warden of Quetta Jail Imtiaz Ahmad at the gate of Quetta Central Prison and fled. Ahmad was killed ion the spot,” police officer Qazi Abdul Wahid said. IGP Prisons Noor Mohammad Pirkani said Imtiaz was heading for evening walk when he was shot dead at the prison’s main gate. He said the funeral was offered in Quetta and the body was sent to Sheikhupura, his native town, for burial. The motive behind the murder is yet to be ascertained.
Spokesman for Lashker-e-Jhangvi Abu Bakar called various newspaper offices and claimed responsibility for the killing, saying “the warden was a cruel person and subjected our imprisoned LJ activities and leaders to torture”. He warned other jail staff of dire consequences if they did not “change their attitude” towards LJ activists in prison. He advised the media to accommodate all his statement as said, or else face consequences.


  1. Another bullet riddled body of a baloch youth found, this is almost a daily occurence in Balochistan. This must stop immediately before it harms the integrity and regional stability of Pakistan. This is nothing but extra judicial cold blooded murder, no matter who is involved.

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