Balochistan minister resigns to protest Domki killings

Provincial Minister Nasreen KhetranQUETTA: Provincial Minister Nasreen Khetran announced her resignation from the ministry on Monday to protest the murder of MPA Mir Bakhtiar Domki’s wife and daughter.

During a press conference at the Quetta Press Club, Khetran said that the incident was deplorable and that according to the Baloch culture, women were never killed in cases of personal enmity.She added that no outcome had emerged in the case even after several protests and a walk-out from the Balochistan Assembly. Khetran had walked out of the assembly earlier in protest against the killings.

Khetran belongs to Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q).Domki’s wife, daughter and driver were gunned down early morning on January 31 near the Gizri Bridge in Clifton.The victims were travelling in their black Toyota Mark II car (ANR-353) when the killers reportedly intercepted them and shot them dead at point-blank range.The Supreme Court has taken suo moto notice of the murders and ordered today that the culprits be arrested by February 10. – Thetribune