Aliabad, April 23: A contingent of forces has reached Nagar Valley in the Hunza – Nagar district to arrest 7 people who have been named in an FIR filed on the charges of abduction of 33 people.
According to reports the elders of Nagar Valley have maintained that they had taken the 33 people into custody to keep them safe in view of the threats of violence after people of the Shia community were killed in Chilas on April 3. The abducted people included 2 senior officials of the Hunza – Nagar districct administration; a civil judge and a doctor. All the 33 people were later safely returned to the administration.
The government has demanded of the people of Nagar to handover the 7 accused to the police or be ready for a search operation.
It is pertinent to note that a resident of Gilgit city was killed in Hunza – Nagar and some people from Nagar Valley had also reportedly attempted to attack a police station in Aliabad.