34 suspected militants held in Quetta
QUETTA: The Frontier Corps (FC) on Thursday arrested 34 people and recovered weapons in the provincial capital where four polio workers, including three women, were gunned down the other day.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has also suspended its crusade against polio in the province for an unidentified period in the face of growing threats. According to the details, a search operation was launched by FC in Mullakhel Abad area of the provincial capital in which the FC personnel arrested 34 suspects and recovered weapons from their custody.
The arrested suspects were shifted to various police stations of Sariab. Police had also arrested 15 persons from the area on the first day of the deadly attack. On the other hand, Capital City Police Officer Syed Imtiaz Shah had asked for the report of the crime within 24 hours. In the initial investigation report, Shalkot Acting DSP Shafqat Ameer Janjoa and New Sariab SHO Noor Bakhsh were suspended of their duties on exhibiting negligence. A departmental action was also ordered against them.