Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Policemen protest marches throughout the province to denounce the mosque bombing on Monday that left more than 100 people dead and numerous others injured.
Over 24 uniformed KP police officers gathered outside the Peshawar Press Club on Wednesday in an unprecedented action that is thought to be the first of its kind. They chanted pro-peace slogans.
At the Peshawar police lines, they demanded an independent investigation into the mosque blast.
They were carrying signs with various slogans on them. They claimed they wanted to speak out against the unfair treatment by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police.
The protesting policemen claimed that they were protesting the “system” and that they were forced to take to the streets due to the deteriorating law and order situation in the province and their desire to see justice for terrorist attack victims.
Police officers protested in Mardan outside the local press club, calling for strong action to protect law enforcement.
They claimed that police made numerous sacrifices in the fight against terrorism as a frontline force. They inquired about the explosion that occurred in a highly secure and delicate location. A judicial investigation into the incident was also demanded.
Police officers in Swabi gathered in front of the district office and marched to Karnal Sher Khan Chowk to protest the Peshawar blast.