Nov 242017
 
Commander Southern Command visits Sui, Dera Bugti

Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa visited Sui and Dera Bugti and shared initiatives regarding socio-economic development in the areas with local notables.According to ISPR, he was also briefed in detail about security and stability environment.The local notables acknowledged contributions of the security forces towards progress and stability in their areas.Source: Radio Pakistan Click for detailed story

Jan 212017
 

QUETTA: Two dozen militants, including three senior commanders, of the outlawed Baloch Republican Army surrendered their weapons to the Frontier Corps in the Sui area of Dera Bugti district on Saturday. According to official sources, BRA commanders identified as Wali Hotkani, Abdul Qadir and Imam Bakhsh handed over their weapons to the FC officials at a ceremony held in Sui town. In the presence of senior officials and a large number of tribal elders, the militants took an oath of allegiance to the Constitution. “We honour the Constitution of Pakistan and will remain loyal to Pakistan,” said the former commander of BRA Wali Hotkani at the ceremony. Imam Bakhsh announced: “We have decided to abandon our armed struggle and join the mainstream to serve our people who have been facing great difficulties.” Security officials said in a statement that they welcomed the decision of the BRA activists to abandon their armed struggle and join the mainstream. The officials said that the militants were involved in attacking gas installations, targeting security forces and other subversive activities. The officials added that the government would provide security to militants who had laid down their arms. They also announced that financial assistance would be provided to the militants from the Balochistan package. Published in The Express Tribune, January 22nd, 2017. The post Mass surrender: Up to 24 militants lay down weapons appeared first on The Express Tribune. Click for detailed story

Oct 062016
 

QUETTA: The Frontier Corps on Thursday claimed to have detained four suspects in two separate raids in the Sui and Panjgur areas of Balochistan. The first raid was jointly carried out by FC troops and personnel of intelligence agencies in the Sui area of Dera Bugti. Two suspected members of a banned outfit were arrested. In the second raid, FC soldiers rounded up two more suspects and seized a cache of weapons and ammunition from them in the Panjgur area. Arms seizures were also made in the Zhob area. Acting on a tip-off, security personnel confiscated SMG, four magazines and hundreds of rounds of ammunition during a search operation in the Sherani area of Zhob district. However, no arrest was reported. In recent days, security forces have stepped up surveillance in the province through combing and intelligence-based operations. Published in The Express Tribune, October 7th, 2016. The post Search ops: Four suspects held in Sui, Panjgur raids appeared first on The Express Tribune. Click for detailed story

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