The Balochistan government on Sunday constituted a joint investigation team (JIT) to investigate the brutal lynching of a young man in Quetta’s Hazara Town on Friday night. The senior superintendent of police (SSP) Investigation will head the JIT that also comprises officials from the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD). The JIT is required to complete its probe and submit a report within 15 days.
A person was killed while two others severely injured when a mob assaulted them in Hazara Town on Friday night. Hundreds of protesters had taken the body in front of Chief Minister House and staged a sit-in against the lynching.—INP