Senator Habib Jalib Baloch
QUETTA: Central Secretary General of the Balochistan National Party (BNP) and former senator Habib Jalib Baloch has been killed in the provincial capital on Wednesday.
Moscow-educated Jalib was a prominent Baloch intellectual and a former chairman of the Baloch Students Organization.
Jalib, a senior Supreme Court lawyer, was on his way to the court when he was killed by unidentified persons at Musa Colony.
He was very vocal against military operation, role of security agencies, the issue of missing persons.While Speaking on the Chelum of Naseer Langov in Qili Ismail a day before the incident Habib Jalib Baloch said Balochs were not bound under any circumstances by the international agreements signed between Islamabad and different countries of the world on projects related to the Baloch resources.
“The Baloch people were not consulted while inking these projects. Therefore, we do not abide by their terms and conditions,” he said.
The BNP secretary general said his party would not back out from its previous stance of seeking the right of self-determination for Balochistan. The state policies of injustices and cruelties are unlikely to undermine the resolve of the Baloch leaders.
“We will continue our struggle by all means,” vowed Jalib.
Team LUBP strongly condemn the murder of a prominent political figure and nationalist leader and demand from the provincial as well as the federal Govt. to identify and arrest those responsible for his killing.