Law College Principal, Barrister Amanullah Achakzai, Shot Dead In Quetta
According to police sources, the Principal of University of Balochistan’s Law College, Barrister Amanullah Achakzai, was gunned down on Spini Road by unknown assailants on the morning of June 8th, 2016.
Achakzai was severely wounded as a result of his vehicle being sprayed with bullets by unknown gunmen, and succumbed to his wounds while being taken to Civil Hospital Quetta.
Chief Minister Balochistan, Sanaullah Zehri condemned this killing and demanded that the police arrest the culprits and submit a report. Police and Frontier Corps personnel reached the crime scene and initiated an investigation into the incident. So far there have been no claims of responsibility for this attack.
A number of lawyers also reached Civil Hospital and announced a boycott of court proceedings in protest of the barrister’s killing.
Barrister Amanullah Achakzai was also an implementing partner for CourtingTheLaw’s National Law Scholars Program in Quetta and Team CTL is deeply saddened by this loss.