Gilgit, August 27: Police in Gilgit have released 11 people out of the 22 arrested due to lack of evidence. The police had arrested these people for allegedly being involved in the riots that erupted in the valley after heinous murder of two IDPs of Attabad by the Hunza Police.
Those who have been released include Afsar Jan, Mashgul, Karim Baig, Fida Ali, Karim Khan, Ghulam Tair, Sultan Madad and Sultan Ali, among others.
An almost equal number of people have been remanded for further investigation till September 5.
The Aman Committee has expressed hope that the other people would also be released soon.