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Shahzain Bugti’s house-arrest continues

QUETTA – House-arrest of provincial president of Jamhoori Watan Party Shahzain Bugti continued for the third consecutive day on Sunday to prevent him from initiating his long march. Heavy contingent of police was deployed at the residence of Shahzain Bugti on Friday to block the long march towards Dera Bugti.
Home Department Government of Balochistan had restricted the movement of Shahzain Bugti and his brother Gohram Bugti under 5 MPO for ninety days. Shahzain and his brother

Shahzain barred from leaving Quetta for 90 days

QUETTA – The Provincial President of Jahmoori Watan Party, Shahzain Bugti, could not kick start his long march towards Dera Bugti from Quetta on Friday after the Balochistan government barred Shahzain from leaving Quetta for 90 days. He was not allowed to lead the march by a large police contingent outside his residence.
Shahzain announced that he would approach a court of law to challenge the government’s order of restriction on his movement. Shahzain had announced to march

Shahzain Bugti vists Nine Zero

KARACHI – A four-member delegation of the Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) headed by its leader Nawabzada Shahzain Bugti paid a visit to MQM headquarters Nine Zero. The JWP delegation held discussions with the members of MQM’s Coordination Committee including Wasay Jalil, Kunwar Khalid Yunus, Yousuf Shahwani and Ashfaq Mangi.
The meeting discussed the overall political and economic situation of the country particularly Balochistan. Bugti also offered his condolences on the martyrdom of

‘Shahzain visits bigger farce than arrest’

KARACHI – The visit of Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) pro-federation chief Shahzain Bugti to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) headquarters Nine Zero is a bigger farce than the JWP chief’s arrest last month, Baloch Rights Council (BRC) chairman Abdul Wahab Baloch told Pakistan Today.
Bugti was arrested for alleged arms trafficking on December 22 last year at the Buleli check-post near Quetta while returning from Chaman after offering fateha for a Pakhtun leader, Jeelani Khan

Long march to Dera Bugti at all costs: Shahzain

ISLAMABAD – Shahzain Bugti, the grandson of Akbar Bugti, has resolved to hold the long march to Dera Bugti on January 28 at every cost. “The masses from all the four provinces will march towards Dera Bugti at all cost,” he said at a crowded press conference. “In a bid to halt the long march, the government implicated me in a false case,” he alleged.
Jamhoori Watan Party leader Nawab Shahzain Bugti presented a three-point formula to stabilize the Balochistan situation. “The

Shahzain urges parties to join long march

LAHORE – Leader of the Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP), Shahzain Khan Bugti, has announced that he would lead a long march towards Dera Bugti on Januray 28 and called on all political forces to join the march.
Flanked by party leaders, Shahzain, grandson of slain Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti said Dera Bugti had turned into a “no-go area” after the assassination of Nawab Bugti and now it was the need of hour to save it. He said as long as security forces remained in the area, peace

Shahzain free on bail

QUETTA – Jamhoori Watan Party Balochistan President Shahzain Bugti was released on bail from Quetta district jail on Tuesday, however, his 26 guards and party workers would be released tomorrow.
Shahzain, grandson of slain Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti, was arrested by Frontier Corps and local police on December 22 with his 26 men on charges of possessing a lager quantity of illegal arms. The Balochistan High Court on Monday granted him and 26 companions bail after the Quetta

BHC grants bail to Shahzain, 26 guards

Quetta – The Balochistan High Court granted bail to Shahzain Bugti, the provincial president of the Jamhoori Watan Party, and his 26 guards on Monday.
Shahzain, the grandson of slain Baloch leader Akbar Bugti was arrested by the Frontier Corps and local police at Baleli checkpost on December 22 along with his 26 bodyguards for carrying a large cache of weapons when they were travelling from Chaman to Quetta.
Mukesh Nath Kohli, lawyer for Bugti and his 26 men, moved a bail

Nothing can stop the march towards Dera Bugti: Shahzain

Quetta – Jamhoori Watan Party Balochistan President Shahzain Bugti said that long march towards Dera Bugti would be held at any cost on January 28, along with hundreds of internally displaced Bugtis and party workers.
He was talking to the media when he was brought to the Sandeman Hospital for medical checkup upon his complain of cardiac problem but doctors diagnosed him with stomach problem after taking some medical tests. He said that he had announced to initiate a long march

Nawaz calls Gilani, Raisani about Shahzain

LAHORE: PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has decided to “rescue” Democratic Party provincial President Shahzain Bugti by telephoning Prim Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and Balochistan Chief Minister Aslam Raisani to play their role in resolving the issue.
In a telephonic conversation on Friday, Nawaz asked the leaders to handle Shahzain’s case carefully giving it extraordinary attention as the issue was awash with the highest level of sensitivity.
“The situation in Balochistan

Shahzain sent on 7-day remand

QUETTA – Balochistan Police on Thursday presented Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) leader Shahzain Bugti in Anti-Terrorist Court on Thursday and obtained a seven-day physical remand.
He was taken to the ATC court-I of Judge Muhammad Ismail Baloch who granted the remand on the request of the prosecution. Shahzain, along with his 27 guards and party workers, was arrested at Baleli checkpost by the Frontier Corps on Wednesday.
Talking to reporters outside the court, Shahzain said his