More than 300 militants lay down arms in Balochistan

More than 300 militants lay down arms in Balochistan

Quetta (Staff Report): More than 300 suspected militants laid down arms before the government and security forces on Saturday.

The Ferraris who reportedly belonged to various banned militant groups surrendered before Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri and Commander Southern Command Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa during a ceremony held at the Balochistan Assembly hall.

The suspected militants while laying down arms vowed to work for peace and development of the country.

Waving Pakistani flags during the ceremony, the Ferraris said they were misled by some elements to serve their personal agendas at the cost of poor people.

Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti and other high level officials were also present on the occasion.

CM Zehri said peace and reconciliation process would continue despite all odd adding that the country has a "big heart" to accept those whose hands were coloured with the blood of innocent people.