Pakistan registers case against Baloch leaders for supporting Modi speech

Karachi: Pakistan today registered case against three of top Balochistan nationalist leaders for allegedly backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s supportive words speech on Independence Day.

Five cases, including sedition have been registered against three top Baloch nationalist leaders in Pakistan for allegedly backing Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s supportive words on Balochistan in his Independence Day speech.

According to a senior police official, Brahamdagh Bugti, Harbiyar Marri and Banuk Karima Baloch were booked under sections 120, 121, 123 and 353 of the Pakistan Penal Code at five police stations in Khuzdar area in the restive province following complaints.

Acting District Police Officer Khuzdar Muhammad Ashraf Jatak said, The complainants have alleged that Bugti, Marri and Baloch had ‘supported’ Modi’s speech.

Modi on August 15 from the historic Red Fort said that people from Balochistan had thanked him for highlighting the atrocities by the Pakistani state on the people of Balochistan and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).