Khyber Agency: 5 held for aerial firing at weddings
KHYBER AGENCY: Five local tribesmen were arrested on the charge of opening aerial firing in wedding ceremonies from different areas of tehsil Landi Kotal, administration sources said on Thursday. The line officer Landi Kotal Amjad Shinwari that on the complaint of local dwellers and keeping in view increasing incidents of stray bullets injuries in the area, the administration had announced banned on every kind of firing. Last day the Khasadar force during patrolling detained five persons from Shiekhmal, MirdadKhel, Khugakhel and Gagra areas while firing in wedding ceremonies, he said.
All the violators of the law were put behind bars and case was registered against them, sources said. When the tehsildar Landi Kotal Arshad Afridi was contacted on the issue he said that no one would be allows playing with life of masses and exemplary punishment would be award to those involved in aerial firing. It is worth mentioning here that trend of firing in marriages has got momentum in the area which has caused scores of events of falling of stray bullets on the locals in Landi kotal and surrounding areas.