Frontier Constabulary officials have arrested provincial President Jamhori Watan Party Shah Zain Bugti, who was earlier detained at Baleli checkpost, Quetta after a huge quantity of arms and ammunitions were recovered from his convoy.
Shah Zain Bugti has termed the recovery of weapon a conspiracy against him.
Reportedly, Shah Zain refused to come out of his tainted-glass four-wheeler and tried to escape. However, FC men intercepted his vehicle and arrested him after breaking his vehicles window glass. Earlier, Provincial President Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) Shah Zain Bugti was detained along with his 17 men by FC personnel after they recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from his motorcade at Baleli Check point in Quetta.
Shahzain, called some TV channels and told them that the recovered arms are not mine, I am being implicated. He said that we have been intercepted and FC placed weapon before us. He said that it is charge on us, as the weapon is owned by FC and police is involved in the conspiracy. He said that we are Pakistani citizens and always raise voice for our rights
He alleged that FC wanted to arrest him to stop the announced Dera Bugti long march. Shah Zain was returning to Quetta from Chaman.
The seized arms include unlicensed 43 kalashnikovs, 6 RPG, 2 rocket launchers, 70,000 rounds, 2 RR Guns and several IEDs.
Shahzain Bugti is the grandson of slain Baloch leader and former chief minister of Balochistan Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti.
Also, the FC men commandeered Bugtis cars.
FC said that the recovered weapon is illegal and action would be taken against them under the law.