Nasib Shah Shinwari
LANDIKOTAL: The political administration of Khyber Agency distributed a relief package among the released persons of Abdul Khad village on Tuesday.
A ceremony was organized at Abdul Khad village where political administration officials, Shinwari and Afridi elders, local tribesmen and civil society members participated.
Talking to the gathering political agent Khaild Mehmood said that the release of 17 local persons was become possible due to the efforts of the political administration officials and local elders.
He said the locals of Landikotal should cooperate the political administration to root out terrorism and criminals from the area.
Apart from relief package, the political agent of Khyber Agency Khalid Mehmood announced Rs.10000 for each released person while Shermat Khan Afridi, the expected independent candidate from NA-45 also announced Rs.10000 cash for each the freed persons of Abdul Khad.
The elders Malak Abdur Razaq Afrid and Malak Masal Khan Shinwari also addressed and demanded the authorities to provide security to the locals of Abdul Khad.
Malak Abdur Razaq Afridi said that authorities should complete the remaining repair work on Enzaro Nao water scheme so that the locals could get drinking water.
The elders appreciated the efforts of the local administration for the release of 17 abducted persons and ensured the administrative officials that they would cooperate them to deter unpleasant incidents in the area.
The relief package was included Blankets, food items and tool kit for the each victim family.
Local elders and civil society members applauded the initiative of the political administration for compensating the released persons who suffered and terrorized for five months during the imprisonment of militant group in Afghanistan.