January 2005 News

Tribunal Set Up To Probe Gilgit Incident

18 January 2005
The Dawn

Gilgit: The federal government on Tuesday set up a tribunal to probe the incident of January 8 in Gilgit, said a press note issued by the District Magistrate of Gilgit, Sajid Baloch. Chairman of the Chief Court, Raja Jalaluddin, would head the tribunal, said the press note. The situation in Gilgit district remained peaceful on Tuesday, it added. The press note said that curfew break would be extended from 7am to 1pm on Wednesday. Moreover, PIA would also resume its flights on Wednesday. AFP ADDS: Local police chief Sakhiullah Tareen said that six men were taken into custody for their suspected involvement in the January 8 riots in Gilgit.


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