Gilgit, April 4: The GB cabinet met here today to discuss the precarious law and order situation in the wake of 04/04 violence, which led to the death of up to 18 people and injured around 50 others.
The cabinet decided to take “all necessary steps” to eliminate terrorism. Addressing the meeting GB chief minister, who arrived today from his controversial visit of Naudero, said that the law enforcing agencies will be given free hand to nab the culprits and restore peace in the region. The meeting was briefed by representatives of different organizations related to security.
Meanwhile, Federal Interior Minister has said that a judicial commission is being formed to investigate the recent spate of violence in Gilgit – Baltistan. He said that the killings in Gilgit and Chilas are not sectarian in nature, blaming foreign forces for the incident who, he said, are trying to destabilize Pakistan. He also said that forces have been deployed in Gilgit to ensure safety and security.