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Businessmen call for urgent removal of SSP Islamabad and withdrawal of FIR against Ajmal Baloch September 27, 2014
Meeting outside ICCI
The business community of Islamabad led by Mr. Munawar Mughal, Vice President FPCCI and Shaban Khalid, President ICCI staged a big demonstration outside Kohsar Police Station to condemn the police brutality on traders leader Ajmal Baloch and called for urgent removal of Mr. Asmatullah Junejo, SSP Islamabad. They also demanded for immediate withdrawal of police FIR against Ajmal Baloch. They chanted slogans against Gullusim of Islamabad Police and vowed that they would not tolerate such inhuman approach of police who is public servant and is responsible for protecting the lives and properties of citizens.
Addressing the protesters, Munawar Mughal said that Asmatullah Junejo, SSP Islamabad should be terminated immediately, notification of suspended police officials should be issued without delay and thorough investigation should be conducted against those police officials who were responsible for beating of Ajmal Baloch. He said strong protest movement will be launched against the police if urgent measures were not taken to meet the demands of business community.
Shaban Khalid President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Khalid Chaudhry Acting Organizing Secretary Traders Action Committee & SVP ICCI, former Presidents of ICCI including Abdul Rauf, Khalid Javed, Mian Akram Farid, Nasir Khan, Ejaz Abbasi, Zahid Maqbool and Presidents of various markets including Rana Qadeer, Tahir Abbasi, Mian Khalid, Sarfraz Mughal, Raj Abbasi and many others also addressed the demonstration. They said that Punjab Police should be kept away from Islamabad Police as its mixing with it was also producing Gulluism in Islamabad Police due to which the recent actions of Islamabad Police has badly tarnished its image and created trust deficit between the citizens and the police.
It was decided that the next protest demonstration will be held in Aabpara Market on 29th Sep: 2014 at 2:30 pm. The entire business community vowed that it would not tolerate the uncalled for behavior of police and would take all possible measures for the protection of their rights. They expressed strong solidarity with Ajmal Baloch and also called for registration of FIR against those police officials who were involved in the attack on Ajmal Baloch. 

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