by Majeed Ullah & Zeeshan
Gilgit, May 13-14. The murder related protests have spread to Gilgit city as hundreds of students of the region’s only center of higher education, Karakuram International University, came out on the roads. Yesterday around two hundred students belonging to Hunza, Gilgit and Ghizar protested at the Jutial protested by blocking the Jutial main road. They dispersed after assurance from high police officials that the culprit will be punished in accordance with the law.
However, today in the morning more than a thousand students of the same university again started marching towards the Gilgit city, from Konodas. They are chanting slogans against the murderer and demanding that he be hanged to death, immediately. The procession will end at the Jamatkhana Bazzar, the place were the doctor was killed in front of many people in a very busy street of the city.
Hunza, May 13: The cold blooded murder of Dr. Agha Jan has triggered huge protests in , Hunza. Local youth and school students blocked KKH and burnt tyres to register protest against the tragic murder. KKH is blocked for all type of traffic because of the protests. Youth from all over Hunza and Nagar are gathering in Aliabad to stage protest against the murder of the first child specialist of Northern Areas. All shops, hotels, schools, colleges and offices of Government and NGO offices were also closed. Dr. Aga Jan belonged to Aliabad, Hunza and was settled in Gilgit because to professional engagements.
According to details, a man hailing from Gilgit fired a bullet on the late doctor, yesterday, at around 6:30 pm due to some personal rifts and disputes on land around his clinic in Jamat Khana Bazar, Gilgit. The person had an Ice cream shop in front of the clinic. According to sources the suspect person was arrested within half an hour of the incident. There are also reports about similar protests in Gilgit city and Danyore.