Hunza, October 18: Sultan Ayub, station manager of NATCO in Aliabad hunza, was abducted and tortured by some people in Aliabad, Hunza. Police have registered a case against five people on charges of abduction and physical torture.
The attackers, allegedly, are supporters of All Hunza Action Committee and they had vengeance against the said employee of NATCO for submitting nomination papers of Zafar Iqbal in office of the returning officer, earlier this month. Zafar Iqbal, former MD of NATCO, had submitted his nomination paper through Sultan Ayub despite of AHAC’s call for boycott of the election.
Let’s inform readers that after AHAC failed to convince or force people from filing nomination all of its top leaders submitted their nomination papers. Zafar Iqbal’s nomination was rejected on the basis of his government employment while Noor Mohammad, secretary general of AHAC, is one of the prominent contestants form Hunza.
Public circles have condemned the incident harshly and termed it violation of basic democratic and citizenship rights. Stern action has been demanded by political parties and public circles against the culprits.