Court orders Senator Bugti’s arrest over girl’s kidnapping


by Saleem Shahid in Dawn, January 17th, 2020
QUETTA: The additional district and sessions court, Quetta, rejected on Thursday the bail application of Senator Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti and issued orders for his arrest in a case involving kidnapping of a girl.

However, police could not arrest the senator as he left immediately after his bail application was rejected. Senator Bugti was on an interim bail before the arrest orders were granted by the court.

Senator Bugti is facing charges of involvement in kidnapping of a minor girl, Maria.

Maria’s grandmother had filed a case about her kidnapping against her father and alleged that the girl was kept in the senator’s house after being kidnapped.

About Mr Bugti’s arrest, a senior police officer said: “We are making efforts for his arrest.” However, no arrest was reported till late in the night.

Senator Bugti has denied his involvement in the kidnapping of the girl and termed it a domestic dispute.

Street kids pressured out to work in excessive temperatures in Quetta
report in DailyTimes, Jan 17, 2020
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Despite the acute temperatures affecting almost everybody within the province, kids particularly are pressured to work on the streets as a consequence of monetary woes at home. They have been severely impacted.
A video of an underprivileged little one shivering within the chilly in Quetta has gone viral on social media, leaving individuals heartbroken as they empathized with him.

In the video, the kid could be seen sitting in a nook on a footpath with a shoe-polishing package, making an attempt to guard himself from the chilly.

This is the scenario for lots of different avenue kids, who’re pressured to be out on the alleyways and roadsides to earn cash for his or her households as a consequence of poor financial situations.

While some kids choose up trash, others carry weighing machines or attempt to promote small objects as a strategy to earn a living. Some, alternatively, roam town promoting peanuts to individuals on the roads as a result of in the event that they don’t, their households won’t be capable to even mild a range at home.

“My father is a patient. I earn around Rs 500-600 every day,” stated one of many avenue children.