Chilas, April 16: Forces have arrested the central character behind the Chilas Massacre along with four accomplices, GEO News reported.
Meanwhile, a grand jirga of Diamar District has reportedly handed over 4 people accused of masterminding the Chilas Massacre to the GB government. The Jigra has also agreed to hand over 7 more people to the police after some time.
According to media reports the central Khateeb of Jama Masjid Chilas, Maulana Muzammil Shah has been taken into custody for allegedly masterminding the Kohistan and Chilas massacre. Others arrested include Anwar Zeb, Shamsul Haq and Sher Ghazi.
Leaders of the Grand Jirga have said that the efforts aimed at turning Diamer into Waziristan will be thwarted. GB administration has thanked the leaders of Grand Jirga for their cooperation.
It is pertinent to note that contingents of police and paramilitary forces had been sent to Chilas under the leadership of DIG Ali Sher for arresting the culprits.