In connection with the Turbat killing the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested a human smuggler from Gujrat on Monday.
FIA Deputy Director Khalid Anis, while talking to local news channel ‘Geo News’ said that the FIA has arrested a suspect, Sohail Shakeel, on the charge of facilitating the illegal journey to Germany via Turbat, during which five laborers were killed by the terrorists.
Anis said that the suspect’s brother, Humayun Shakil, is based in Germany, and also ran the human smuggling business in coordination with the arrested suspect.
The FIA has also claimed to have arrested one person from Quetta.
On November 15, fifteen bodies were found in Buleda area of Turbat tehsil in Kech district of Balochistan. The bodies bore bullet wounds and were of people from different parts of Punjab, including Mandi Bahauddin, Gujranwala, Gujrat and Sialkot.
On November 17, five more bodies were found in the same tehsil, Turbat, albeit at the distance from the previous spot.
It was found out the deceased were en route to Europe through Iran for jobs.