Khar: Tribesmen arrested
KHAR: The local administration on Saturday arrested several tribesmen during search operation following the destruction of a government-run school by suspected militants in the Sharif Khana area of Nawagai tehsil. Local people said the administration launched search operation in the area after the school was blown up and arrested 25 people. A local, Said Gulab Khan, told Dawn that some elders were among the arrested persons.
“The local administration has arrested more than 30 local people after the school was destroyed by suspected militants in the area,” said Tariq Khan, assistant political agent of Nawagai sub–division, while talking to Dawn.
He said the arrests were made in accordance with Collective Responsibility Clause of the Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR), adding owner of the land in which the school was constructed and watchman of the school were among those arrested.