Ghalanai: Taliban burn two ‘dens’ of drug pushers
GHALANAI: Taliban set on fire two dens of heroin peddlers at Mianmandi bazaar, some eight kilometers from here, on Wednesday night after expiry of three days deadline set for the alleged drug pushers by them.
Taliban had set three days deadline for the owners of the two dens in Haleemzai tehsil of Mohmand Agency identified as Majeed Khan and Nisar Khan to end their activities and switch over to other business. But instead of complying with Taliban’s directives the alleged drug peddlers gathered some addicted persons to resist the move.
Taliban set on fire both the dens after injuring the some of the people present there. The political administration has confirmed the incident. The local Taliban had banned kidnapping for ransom, drug trafficking and other illegal and un-Islamic activities in the volatile tribal agency. They also whisked away the brother of an alleged killer who was blamed for the murder of his uncle over a family dispute in Michani area of the agency.
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