High-level 'corruption' in KP lamented

PESHAWAR District Joint Secretary of Jamiat Ulema Islam, Peshawar, Maulana Ahmad Ali Marwat Sunday lamented over the high-level corruption in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and said that, on one hand, the innocent Pakhtuns are targeting throghb drone attacks and bomb blasts while, on the other, the so-called champions of Pakhtuns were busy in looting the national exchequer. In a press release issued here on Sunday, he said that after the reports of Transparency International, Pakhtuns leadership had been greatly defamed in the world, in general, and, country in, particular. He regretted that few provincial ministers were defending themselves by saying that there were no proofs with any one for looting the public money. He appealed to Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry to take action against the responsible ministries, involved in looting the public wealth. He said that the report of Transparency International should be brought to the notice of NAB and superior judiciary. Three killed as roof caves in Three members of a family were killed and a housewife was injured when roof of house in Balambut, Timargera, District Dir Lower caved in at mid-night, police said. According to details three persons of a family including Siraj, son of Amir Dost, Wisal, his daughter were killed after the roofs middle wooden pillar broke. Soon after the incident, the people from nearby houses started relief activities by recovering the dead bodies from the debris. The police also rushed to the site of the incident. The wife of Wisal who received head-injuries was rushed to District Headquarter hospital. According to doctor on duty, the condition of the injured woman was stated to be out of danger. 95 outlaws arrested Peshawar Police in a successful crackdown arrested 95 accused and recovered 12 bottles of wines and six pistils along with fake currency. Police sources said that after following the directives of SSP (Operation), Peshawar, Karim Khan, Peshawar Police raided the suspected hideouts of outlaws in limits of various police station of Peshawar. During various raids police arrested 95 outlaws included some Afghan refugees who were wanted to police in several cases. Police also recovered 12 bottles of wine; six pistols, one kilogram of hashish, three kilograms opium and 2,500 notes of fake currency. Police arrested accuses persons and sent them behind the bars and started further investigation.

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