B A admits adjournment motion for debate on law, order

QUETTA: Balochistan Assembly admitted an adjournment motion for full dress debate on Jan 15. Adjournment motion was moved by Manzoor Kakar (PMAP). He said that on December 1, 2013 he was stopped by FC personnel at a naka and misbehaved with him. He was kept in illegal confinement for one and quarter hours. This has infringed his dignity.

Provincial Minister for Law and parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal said that behaviour of FC has become intolerable in Balochistan. No criminal was ever arrested at their check posts. He aid there should be intelligence system there. Harassing members of general public is not understood. He supported the motion for discussion.

Speaker Jan Jamali said a meeting of advisory committee was held today in which it was decided to hold full dress debate on law and order on Jan 15. House would also discuss energy crisis in the province. (Interestingly the same moment electricity went off, which was resumed moments later). He said he was informed that Balochistan was receiving only 200 megawatts of electricity and there is 10 hours compulsory load shedding in provincial capital. There is no generation of power by private Habibullah Coastal power plant due to suspension of gas supply.

House would hold debate on education followed by health and non implementation of development process. He aid under 18 th amendment provincial cabinet is complete. What is not is house standing committees. He aid 19 committees would be constituted which would keep vigil on working of ministries.

Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch said that when there will be debate on law and order, two identical motions would be clubbed.

On the occasion Chair specially allowed tabling another adjournment motion. It was moved by Engineer Zamrak Achakzai (AN). It relates to abduction of Nawab Abdul Zahir Kasi during broad day alight on Oct 23. It said people have become mental patients due to incidents of abduction for ransom.

Later House was adjourned till 11 am January 15.

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