QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Dr. Malik Baloch on Wednesday said that report investigating the bombing of the Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah residency in Ziarat has been submitted to the provincial government.
On June 15, militants had blown up the historic residency in Ziarat where the founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah had spent the last days of his life.
Speaking on a point of order during the Balochistan Assembly session on Wednesday, Dr. Baloch said the deputy commissioner, district police officer, SHO and four guards of Ziarat were suspended as result of initial investigation report.
He said provincial government had taken serious notice of attack on Ziarat residency and that security was now tightened in and around residency to avoid such kinds of incidents in future.
He said that reforms would be brought in the police and levies forces to improve the law and order situation in the province.
Wrapping up the debate on the financial budget for the year 2013-14, Dr. Baloch stated that the police and levies force need to be reformed to meet the challenge of growing terrorism.
He said that restoration of peace in the restive province was priority of his government. “All decisions would be made on merit,” he reiterated during the assembly session that thoroughly discussed the budget.
He assured that he has not spent a single penny from the secret funds allotted to the chief minister during the last ten days. “If someone proved a single penny against me, i am ready for severe punishment,” he assured the House.
Governor Balochistan adjourned the Balochistan Assembly session until June 28.