Infostani Sources- Caretaker Interior Minister Sarfraz Bugti unveiled that over 482 thousand illegal residents have voluntarily departed during the election campaign, with a particular focus on the reported threat to Maulana Fazlur Rehman. This accounts for 90 percent of the total illegal residents, and the government is taking decisive measures to address the security concerns surrounding political leaders, especially during election campaigns.
Speaking at a press conference held at the Ministry of Interior. Minister Bugti highlighted the historical backdrop of attacks on political leaders in the country during election campaigns, citing instances involving Shaukat Aziz, Benazir Bhutto, and Sanaullah Zehri. He stressed that while there is a general threat to political leadership during election campaigns. A specific security threat has been identified in Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s case.
Illegal Election Security Measures and Foreign Deportations: Minister Bugti’s Commitment
Assuring the completion of all security requirements outlined by the Election Commission. Minister Bugti pledged to provide the necessary paramilitary force as requested by the Election Commission to ensure the safety of political figures. Emphasizing the crackdown on fraudulent passports and identity cards. He underscored the government’s commitment to holding individuals accountable for producing fake documents. We are actively pursuing discussions with Afghanistan to collaboratively address and resolve this matter.
Regarding the case of Afghan Interior Minister Sirajuddin Haqqani, an active inquiry is underway. Minister Bugti asserted that the government would deport foreigners engaging in political activities within the country. With ten individuals currently in the process of deportation. He emphasized that the government would not permit any foreigner to enter into political engagements in the country. Underscoring its dedication to safeguarding the integrity and security of the electoral process.