QUETTA – Balochistan police on Tuesday issued list of proclaimed offenders who, according to them, are involved in terrorism and target killing cases in the province, reports BBC.

The government has placed tens of millions as bounty on their heads. Among these proclaimed offenders, Usman Saifullah is at the top of the list and according to police he is the mastermind of January 10 and February 16 suicide blast and bomb explosion in which Hazara people were killed. Usman is affiliated with banned outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.

Police, at first, had put Rs 2.5 million as Usman’s head money, which now has been increased to Rs 5 million. Usman broke Quetta Jail in 2008 and ran away.

Police have also announced Rs 10 million reward for any one giving information about the murderers of Hazara people. Besides Usman, other names in the list are Muhammad Arif, Hassan, Jehangir, Khalil Ahmad, Zahid alias Ammu, Takari Muhammad Asla, Abid Ali, Naseer, Hafiz Wazir Ahmad, Dilshad, Ziaul Haq, Liaquat Bugti, Haji Saeed Ahmad, Wali Muhammad and Dad Muhammad alias Dada. Police say each one in the list has a bounty of Rs 2 million on his head. And the names of people giving any information about these offenders will be kept secret.

As per police, out of these 20 criminals declared as proclaimed offenders, 17 belong to different defunct organizations while two of them are involved in murder and kidnapping for ransom cases.

Staff Reporter adds: Three people were killed including a policeman of Balochistan Constabulary (BC) in various firing incidents in different parts of Balochistan on Wednesday.

Levies officials said unidentified armed men barged into a house in tehsil Mashkay of Awaran district and shot dead a man identified as Dolat. The assailants escaped from the scene after committing the crime. However, motive behind the murder could not be ascertained.

In another incident, armed men shot dead a person in Machh area of Bolan district.

Levies sources said that Muhammad was on his way when armed men opened fire at him. He received multiple wounds and died immediately.

Local administration officials shifted the body to hospital for medico-legal formalities and later handed it over to heirs. The deceased belongs to Larkana.

Separately, gunmen shot dead a constable of BC identified as Gul Muhammad in Satellite town area. However, motive behind the killing is yet to be ascertained.