Chitralis protest against manhandling of MNA at Lowari tunnel
14 Oct, 2018
Chitral: A protest rally was taken out against the manhandling of Chitral MNA Molana Abdul Akbar Chitrali at the hands of security personnel at Lowari tunnel. The protest rally was led by the Tehsil Nazim, the Jamat Islami Ameer and PTI leader Rahmat Ghazi beside others.
Earlier the MNA in his video message stated that he was going to Islamabad to attend the National Assembly session when at the tunnel he was roughed up by the security personnel. He said his driver was beaten up and his car keys were broken while his car was forcibly pushed aside in a rough manner. He later launched a protest sit in at the tunnel for some time.
The protest rally at Chitral was called off when the District Administration and Commandant Chitral Scouts assured the protesters that the tunnel would be opened 24 hours a day and that local security personnel in minimum number would be posted there so that travelers do not face unnecessary problems. .. CN report, 14 Oct 2018