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16 staffers of Qatari Emir arrested in Pak

(Balochistan) [Pakistan]: 16 members of the entourage of the Emir of Qatar were arrested on Wednesday for breaking the barrier of a checkpoint in Galngoor area of Noshki district.

According to sources, an advance party of Qatar’s ruler was going to Mashkeel for making arrangements of hunting the houbara bustard when it ignored Levies personnel’s signal to stop at their post for checking and tried to escape by breaking the barrier, reports the Dawn.

The security personnel then chased them and detained the 16 people travelling in four vehicles.

“The arrested members of the Emir of Qatar’s staff, include three Bangladeshi nationals and 13 Pakista­nis,” an official of the district administration said, adding that the four vehicles had been taken into custody.

The ruler of Qatar is expected to arrive in the area for hunting in a few days. (ANI)