Gilgit, Sep 6: Resident of Noor Colony in Gilgit city have protested against overnight raids conducted by police and rangers yesterday in different localities.
“Men, women and children were harassed and many were detained”, residents of the Noor Colony complained while talking to journalists. They also alleged that the random overnight raids were conducted without any ‘probable cause’.
According to details around 50 police and ranger personnel conducted raids in Nooabad Colony of Jutial, Gilgit, apparently in search of ‘miscreants’ as part of a recently launched operation.
The Gilgit police has started search operation in different parts of the city to arrest suspects in connection with the recent spree of violence which has left 3 person dead and one injured during a period of ten days.
The residents of Gilgit have appealed to the law enforcing agencies to show respect for the cultural and religious norms of the communities.
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