Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Security Men Killed a Suspect in Kohat

An unidentified suspect was killed in Security Forces camp on Wednesday in Kohat, when security men opened fire on him. According to police sources the nervous suspect had entered in Security Forces Camp located on Indus Highway near NHA Colony Kohat, security men present at the check post had asked him to stop but he had kept on moving, security men had opened fire at him and the suspect was killed at the spot, his dead body was brought to KDA hospital in Kohat and was buried afterwards.

In a high level meeting between high ranking Army officers and DCO Kohat Siraj Ahmed security situation in Kohat and its adjacent tribal areas was reviewed on Wednesday, the meeting was held in the office of DCO Kohat. During the meeting high ranking officers had expressed satisfaction over increasing public support in tribal areas for security forces of Pakistan.

Meanwhile SP Investigation Shah Ali Kyani is transferred from Kohat to Peshawar as SP CID, and DSP Sadar Circle Kohat Mr. Abdul Hai is transferred from Kohat to Tank, and DSP Shakil Khisroo is transferred from Nowshera to Kohat as DSP Sadar Circle, notification in this respect was issued from Central Police Office Peshawar. DPO Kohat Mr. Dilawar Khan Bangash had also issued a notification of the transfer of Gul Jamal Marwat to Hangu and in his place Nawaz Khan has been posted as SHO Lachi Kohat.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Three Primary School Students Killed in Kohat

Three Primary school students were killed and two others were critically injured in Dost Muhammad Banda area of Dhoda Kohat, when school boundary wall was collapsed on Tuesday morning. According to police sources on playing school children boundary wall was collapsed, two real brothers Syed Umar and Shabullah sons of Isa Khan and Muhamad Ishaq son of Yousuf Khan residents of Dost Muhammad Banda Bahawal Garh area of Dhoda village in Kohat, were killed under the debris of the collapsed boundary wall, while two other students namely Muhammad Umar son of Mashar Khan and Muhamad Asif son of Muhamad Jamil were critically injured, locals of the area had rushed the injured students to Divisional Headquarter Hospital in KDA Kohat, where critically injured Umar is reportedly in critical condition. Police and Education department had reached the trouble spot and FIR of the incident was registered in Billitang police chowki.

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Monday, April 27, 2009

Parallel Judicial System in Malakand Division is Unconstitutional

Constitutionally, present judiciary in Pakistan neither can give any decision, which is not compatible with the teachings of Islam nor it can take any other measure contrary to the teachings of Islam, and Federal Shariat Court is their to determine the nature of laws whether existing laws are Islamic or contrary to it.

Maulana Sufi Muhammad, ANP ruling leadership of NWFP, all the elected members of National Assembly excluding MQM elected members and one another MNA, had agreed to implement Nizam I Adal regulation in Malakand division, the regulation was finally signed by President Asif Ali Zardari too.

Members of Pakistani intelligentsia including female writers have raised questions in the press about constitutionality and moral standings of Nizam I Adal regulation, but Maulana Sufi Muhammad and his belligerent son in Law Maulana Fazalullah through his armed Taliban militants had created fear to the extent that political leaders and civil society members are scared enough to react against it. Interestingly Supreme Court of Pakistan has also taken no souo moto action regarding Nizam I Adal regulation which is in essence against the spirit of Pakistan’s constitution.

Only MQM leadership had vehemently opposed the Nizam Adil regulation and due to MQM’s militant nature, though it participates in elections, is in a position to confront militants of Malakand division. Media reports reflect that Maulana Sufi Muhammad had denounced the existing judiciary in Pakistan and had termed it as institution contrary to Islamic Shariat. American officials are predicting attack of Taliban militants of Malakand division on Islamabad, Pakistan Armed forces do not consider the said militants as potent threat to existing system.

One thousand lawyers working in Malakand division are now restless; Qazi courts established under Nizam I Adal regulation exclude the lawyers from new judicial system in Malakand division. Only Mullah will head the Qazi courts and will be a final judge in all his decisions, his decision can not be challenged in any other court of law in Pakistan.
Most of the analyst in Pakistan are of the view that people of Malakand division will be at the mercy of Maulana Sufi Muhammad and his son in Law Maulana Fazalullah and after formation of Qazi courts and probable genocide of their opponents in the said area will be a possible outcome.

Complaints regarding existing judicial set up in Pakistan can be removed by inducting more judges speedy justice can be provided to the people of Pakistan including people of Malakand division which is also an integral part of Pakistan, by making judicial system fairer and transparent we can remove corruption from it too. Formation of parallel judicial system run by Mullah is neither feasible nor compatible with the spirit of constitution.

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Saturday, April 25, 2009

Mastermind Behind Suicide Bomb Attacks Arrested in Kohat

Mastermind behind suicide bomb attacks including two other terrorists was arrested near PAF base Kohat on Friday. According to Kohat police sources alleged terrorist Zeri Gul, a member of terrorist organization challenging writ of government in Orakzai agency, along with two other alleged terrorists Khaista Gul and his son Lal Farooq were involved in bomb making, making of cars good for suicide bomb attacks and other suspicious activities, on Friday morning Kohat police had raided their residence located in Miangan colony Kohat from a room of their residence filled with hay straw, 10 kg time bomb was recovered, three alleged terrorists were arrested and are under investigation now.

Meanwhile Kohat police had killed one kidnapper in encounter and his four other accomplices were arrested on Friday. According to police sources Manager Habib Bank Syed Sajid Hussain was abducted on Kohat Hangu road near Muhamad Zai village on gun point. Kohat police had chased the abductors and had an encounter with them near Ublan, after exchange of fire with abductors for two hours Kohat police had killed one abductor Fida Ullah resident of Meer Ali Meeran Shah of North Waziristan, while four other abductors namely Arshid, Ayube, Fahad and Ikhlaq were arrested along with the stolen car, and had safely recovered bank manage Syed Sajid Hussain from captivity of abductors, case against the arrested abductors was registered in Chowni police station of Kohat.

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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Nine Militants Arrested in Kohat

Nine militants including two tribesmen were arrested in joint search operation of Kohat police and security forces. According to police sources after a rocket attack launched by unknown miscreants at FC check post in Jerma village of Kohat, during joint search operation of security forces and Kohat police elite commandoes on Thursday morning, in Jerma, Kahrmato, Meerozai, Pahalawan Banda, Billitang and Togh villages of Kohat, nine suspects including two tribesmen namely, Islam, Nazir Muhammad, Wilayat Khan Gulzar Khan, Yaseen Nemat Khan, Wasit, Habib and Rasheed were arrested, collectively, two Kalashnikovs, One Kalakove, four shot guns, two repeaters, three pistols, 280 cartridges of different bores and two bottles of whisky were recovered from their custody, all the arrested militants were handed over to investigation team for further investigations.

A laborer was killed and his dead body was thrown in wilderness in Qureishabad area of Kohat during the night between Wednesday and Thursday. According to police sources, seventeen years old laborer Qadir Shah resident of Garhi Mawaz Khan Kohat was killed by unknown miscreants in Qureishabad locality, situated on Kohat Hangu road, and his dead body was thrown into wilderness. On Thursday morning Kohat police had recovered his dead body and was shifted to hospital for postmortem, police is investigating his case, so far no reasons behind his murder was found.

Meanwhile in a meeting held in DCO office Kohat, elders of Shia and Ahli Sunnat sects had decided to form Peace Committee comprised of twenty elders from both sects, with a purpose to stop kidnappings and to take action against professional kidnappers. DCO Kohat Mr. Siraj Ahmed, while addressing the Jirga meeting of elders from both Shia and Sunni sects has said that under the leadership of District Nazim Kohat twenty members Peace Committee will point out the suspects involved in subversive activities and kidnappings and purpose of its creation is further strengthening of intelligence network to control kidnapping and other subversive activities through stern legal action against offenders.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Popularity and Ignorance of Jackal

Me and Nazim Farooq on the way back from Nakbund

‘Two hundred and fifty children of Government Primary School # 2 located in Kazim Abad area of Nakbund Kohat attend their classes under a tree, and bring bottles filled with water to drink in school because no drinking water facility is available in the school,’ master Sikandar Shah has said.

Clever school master Sikandar Shah had saved his wheat crop from rain and was laying on a cot in Hujra Jalal Khan owned by Nazim Nakbund Mr. Farooq Muhammad Khan and his brothers with ease, when I had reached their with Nazim Nakbund in the evening on Tuesday. In Pakistani villages farmers lack storage facility, after cutting the wheat crop they leave it in the field and when rain fall occurs wheat becomes soaked with water, in the sun farmers dry the wheat again but obviously quality of the wheat and its taste becomes adversely affected.

Jolly master Sikander Shah is also a good cook, once British diplomats when came for hunting with Naeem Khan brother of Nazim Nakbund Mr. Farooq Khan for hunting, master had cooked food for them in the rest house, he is keenly interested in visiting Great Britain and USA, when another villager present in the Hujra had told master Sikandar Shah that he is well known person in Nakbund area but he by himself can not recognize all of the people living in Nakbund, master had abruptly replied that like jackal he is well known but does not know anyone by himself.

Peasants for 340 kg wheat cut the wheat crop for feudal of their area, men and women both cut the wheat crop in Nakbund together, and their children play under the tree near the crop field. Interestingly no modern equipment for cutting of wheat crop is under use in Nakbund village, while we were gossiping in Hujra Jalal Khan with villagers, suddenly sky became cloudy and for next half an hour heavy rainfall was witnessed in the area, on the way back from Nakbund I have seen bundles of wheat plants soaked with water still scattered in the fields, due to lack of proper storage facilities this wastage occurs almost every village of Pakistan, my own hunch is that the moment our farmers became able to erect storage facilities Pakistan will definitely become self sufficient in respect of wheat, which our government is compelled to import every year.

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Monday, April 20, 2009

Nine Militants Killed in Orakzai Agency

Funeral prayers of 26 security forces men killed in Doaba were offered in Gunner Lines Kohat on Sunday; afterwards their dead bodies were sent to their respective regions for burials. According to official sources 29 people including 27 security forces men were killed and 65 others were injured when in Doaba area of Hangu a suicide bomber had rammed his explosive laden car into security forces convoy on Saturday. Dead bodies of 26 security forces men were brought to CMH Kohat and after their funeral prayers offered in Gunner Lines Kohat were sent to their respective areas for burial.

Meanwhile for release of abducted Kohat Cement Factory Manager Mr. Nematullah Sidiqi and abducted three OGDC employees Field Managers Qamar Hussain Naqvi, Muhammad Arif and driver Muhammad Khan, Kohat police had conducted search operation and had arrested 39 suspects security supervisor of Kohat Mr. Abdul Majeed Afridi. According to police sources, 3 vehicles, a Kalashnikov, 2 Kalakoves, eight rifles, 10 guns, 5 repeaters, 17 pistols, 690 cartridges, 3 daggers, 5000 gram Cannabis, and sixty gram heroine were recovered from the custody of suspects. During search operation of security forces houses of suspect security supervisor of KCF Mr. Abdul Majeed Afridi and suspect member of workers union of KCF Mr. Shoaib Afridi were demolished in tribal area of Sheen Dhand FR Kohat. Shoaib Afridi is still at large he had managed to escape from his residence in Sheen Dhand prior to the arrival of security forces in that area. Nine militants were also killed in Orakzai agency on Sunday during security forces operation.

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Sunday, April 19, 2009

Twenty Three People Killed in Doaba Suicide Bomb Attack

‘Twenty three people including 20 security forces men were killed when a suicide bomber had rammed his explosive laden car into security forces convoy in Doaba area of Hangu district on Saturday. Ten other persons were also killed in a bomb explosion in Orakzai agency,’ sources have said. Pesident of Pakistan Mr. Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Gailani had condemned the violent attacks.

A man and woman above forty years of age were gunned down by extremists in Hangu on charges of adultery, video of the incident was released in which victim woman is trying to convince extremists that she is innocent and she is not having any illicit relations with the man sentenced along with her of capital punishment, video depicts that extremists had inserted bullets with fire arms in the bodies of both men and women allegedly involved in illicit relations,’ it was unveiled in news report compiled by Abdul Sami Paracha and published in daily Dawn.

‘A woman and man killed in Kahi village of Hangu were killed by their own family members, the woman was killed by brother of her husband and man was killed by his own brother on charges of having illicit relations, the video released on Indian TV Channel claiming Taliban militants responsible for murder of man and a woman allegedly involved in illicit relations was not depicting actual situation’, resident of Kahi village of Hangu Mr. Ishfaq has said.

He had further added that deceased woman was having cordial relations with Taliban militants and she was so powerful that Councilor Eidan Gul was killed in her place but no FIR was registered against her. Murder of her and her lover was purely a decision of her own tribe and no Taliban militant was involved in their murder.



According to news reports published in various dailies of Pakistan, extremists became quite active in tribal areas and in adjacent settled areas of Pakistan.

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Saturday, April 18, 2009

Miscreants Destroyed the Grave of Deceased SHO Police

Miscreants had destroyed the grave of deceased SHO Sadar police station of Kohat during the night between Saturday and Sunday. According to CID sources unknown miscreants had planted explosives in the grave of deceased SHO Riaz Bangash and after exploding the grave, the miscreants had managed to escape. A CID source has further added that abducted general manager of Kohat Cement Factory Mr. Tehseen Sidiqi is alive and he is in captivity of miscreants of tribal area.

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Eighteen People Killed in Charsada Suicide Bomb Attack

Eighteen persons including ten policemen were killed and many others were injured when a suicide bomber rammed his truck into police check post on Wednesday evening. According to local media news reports, in Charsada district of NWFP Pakistan near Harichand police check post within limits of Mandni police station, when a truck was stopped by police for checking suicide bomber inside the truck had blew himself up with explosives, DSP Behadur Khan including nine other police men was also killed in the suicide bomb attack.

In Malakand Division Nizam I Adal (Islamic Sharia Justice System) regulation was implemented on Wednesday, according to media reports decisions taken by Islamic courts in Malakand division can not be challenged in any other court of law in Pakistan. Visiting American Senator Mr. John Kerry had promised aid for internally displaced persons of Swat for their rehabilitation. Thousands of people were displaced during conflict between Taliban militants and security forces in Malakand division and in its Swat district.
Two Field Engineers and a driver and vehicle of OGDC were abducted from Chore Lucky village of Kohat on Thursday. According to police sources, Field Engineers of OGDC Naqvi and Muhammad Arif along with their driver Muhammad Khan, in vehicle # KT-8090 were heading from Shakardara Oil and Gas field towards their camp in Chore Lucky village of Gumbat Kohat, when on Chore Lucky road they were intercepted and abducted by unknown miscreants, soon after their abduction Kohat police had encircled the area, vehicle used by abductors was found and police along with locals of the area are searching for abducted persons.

Meanwhile during crack down operation against miscreants from different parts of Kohat district Kohat police had rounded up 63 suspects along with their 15 suspected vehicles, the arrested suspects are residents of tribal areas of Dara Adam Khel, Sheen Dhand, and Kalaya capital of Orakzai Agency. Crack down operation against miscreants was ordered by DIG Kohat region Mr. Idrees Khan.



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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Khushal Garh Bridge Repaired



Babri Banda Kohat and inhabitants of its adjacent areas are still deprived of gas facility. ‘In year 2007 provision of gas for Babri Banda Kohat was approved by government and was supposed to be provided in year 2008, in its adjacent area of Billitang village provision of gas facility was to be finalized in year 2010, but so far no progress in this respect is visible. Early provision of gas for consumers in Babri Banda and its adjacent areas is a popular demand of the public,’ ex Minister Prisons NWFP Mr. Hidayatullah Khan Afrid has said.

Mr. Hidayatullah Khan resides near Kohat Cement factory in Babri Banda Kohat, he had confirmed the abduction of Kohat Cement Factory GM Mr. Tehseen Farooqi and has said that Mr. Tehseen Sidiqi and has said that nobody has claimed the responsibility of his abduction, and his injured guard belongs to Kooki Khel tribe. He had further revealed that three persons killed in Sheen Dhand area of FR Kohat on Monday were allegedly involved in sodomy that is why they were arrested and killed by militants, boy victim of sodomy is still alive and free.

Meanwhile historical Khushahl Garh Bridge a main link between Kohat district of NWFP and Punjab, built by British colonial rulers over Indus River was opened for light vehicles on Wednesday. The bridge was closed for traffic on 2nd of April 2009 onwards for repair.

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Monday, April 13, 2009

Sermon of Taliban Woman

Old Taliban woman having hair on her chin while holding a big stick covered with iron from its one end in a public transport vehicle in Kohat on Monday morning was delivering a sermon, extract of her sermon in Pushto language was that long upper dress for women popularly known as Qamees shall reach till the knees of women and girls, short Qamees exposes the buttocks of girls and women which is quite unIslamic.

A bearded pro Taliban Kamdar in the same public transport vehicle had told me Taliban will come soon in Kohat, Islamic Sharia of Swat is also required in Kohat, judicial system is slow and corrupt from Patwari to the top whole system is corrupt. When I asked Kamdar what will be the role of women under Sharia law, he had replied abruptly she will get her due share in her father’s property, and she will be treated by her husband as Khaiti (cropfield) but not as Shamilat.

While helping an old acquaintance of mine in a public call office a source has told me three persons are slaughtered today in Sheen Dhand area of FR Kohat early in the morning, in the evening police sources have confirmed that five persons were abducted from Jamu Ara Khel area of FR Kohat by local extremists on charges of Zina, Zahoor, Ishraq and Shabir were killed by militants and two others were released, dead bodies of deceased persons were thrown into wilderness, were collected by political administration and were sent for postmortem to hospital. Political administration has been investigating the murder case of three tribesmen.

when I had tried to confirm the news from a resident of Gumbat area adjacent with Sheen Dhand he has told me that two days earlier a factory manager abducted from Kohat was also killed in Sheen Dhand, according to police sources abducted general Manager of Kohat Cement Factory is still alive, his guard Jalil was killed and Sher Khan was injured when they had resisted an attempt of abductors to abduct Mr. Tehseen Siddiqi when he was strolling within vicinity of factory on Friday. Abductors had abducted him in high speed white car, and he is still in captivity of abductors. Taliban militants are active in Sheen Dhand and they are punishing narcotics sellers too.





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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Rule of Law







‘To promote rule of law in society we must bury the ideology based on promotion of self interest, no compromise will be made with miscreants,’ DIG Police Kohat region Mr. Idrees Khan has said while addressing a gathering of lawyers in district Bar Room of Kohat Bar Association on Thursday in ceremony held in his honor by lawyers community. Members of Kohat Bar and high ranking police officials were present at this occasion.

DIG Kohat region Mr. Idrees Khan had further added that in the larger national interest miscreants challenging writ of the government will be dealt with iron hand without any fear or favor, to end hypocrisy, favoritism and groupings an effective forum will be created with a purpose to stop moral degradation in society, police, lawyers, political party workers, elected members of assemblies, members of civil society and religious scholars of all school of thoughts will be included in the forum, for promotion of close relations between judiciary and the people citizen liaison committee is activated to ensure speedy justice and to restore public confidence in police department. DIG had warned the miscreants to stop bloodshed otherwise they will be made horrible example. Lawyers had presented their suggestion on which DIG had issued immediate orders.

Meanwhile Kohat police had foiled an attempt of seven abductors to kidnap student of Government High School # 3 Kohat young Abid Gul on Thursday, all the seven abductors were arrested by Kohat police along with their car # Peshawar 2618, and DIG Kohat region had distributed certificates and cash awards among the police officials in recognition of their services.
From residence of proclaimed offender allegedly involved in murder of SHO Riaz Bangash, Kalashnikov # KTP 332/25004396 owned by police department was recovered by Kohat police. Proclaimed offender Arshid Laparoo resident of Tapi village of Kohat is still at large, he had snatched the said Kalashnikov from deceased police officer.


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Four Militants Killed in Drone Attack

Four Taliban militants were killed in drone attack when in Gangi Khel area of Wana Waziristan a drone had fired three missiles on a car on Wednesday. According to media reports, drones were flying over Gangi Khel area of Wana Waziristan when militants had opened fire on the flying drones, the drones went back and came again towards Gangi Khel and had launched missile attack on a car four militants riding the car were killed one house was also destroyed. Soon after the drone attack local Taliban militants had cordoned off the area.

Taliban militants in Dara Adam Khel had opened their FM radio channel and had banned sale of Naswar and narcotics without prescription of a doctor. According to a media news report Taliban militants of Dara Adam Khel have banned divorce for women without prior consultation with Taliban militants.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Rebellion and Militancy

‘Militancy in Pakistan is taking a shape of rebellion,’ Information Minister Mr. Qamar Zaman Kaira has reportedly said. According to a news report USA does not want any peace accord with militants in troubled area of Swat. NWFP ruling ANP leadership has reportedly said that if Americans can seek negotiated settlement with Taliban militants in Afghanistan, we are also justified in concluding peace agreement with militants in Swat by creating Islamic courts, which is the prime demand of militants.

Meanwhile Interior Ministry of Pakistan had reportedly issued orders regarding movement restriction of important personalities due to fear of possible terrorist attacks.

DIG police of Kohat region Mr. Idrees says during his visit to Sadar police station of Kohat he was kept waiting for fifteen minutes when he had ordered his subordinates to open a locked room, keys of the room were missing some where, when the room was opened it was filled with dirt and filth, he had ordered his subordinates to clean the room. He had cited one other incident in which he had encountered armed militants in Gulshan Abad area of Kohat, DIG says he was not in uniform when had seen the armed militants moving around openly in Gulashan Abad area of Kohat. He had lamented that their were times when people were running after portfolios but now nobody wants any portfolio in government. While commenting on situation in Hangu he has said that police and security forces clean up the district from militants but vested interest again increase militancy in that area when it requires it.

A source had pointed out a hill between Kohat and Dara Adam Khel which was filled with militants earlier last month; few days ago security forces had concluded a truce after negotiations with five tribes of Dara Adam Khel. Now peace prevails in the area rocket attacks on Kohat from the last few days has become quite rare phenomena. During past few months good number of rocket attacks were witnessed in Kohat.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Continuity of Drone Attacks

‘Alqaeda leadership is based in Baluchistan province of Pakistan, drone attacks on Pakistan will not end, in Pakistan and Afghanistan terrorists are under observation and will be chased till the end of Alqeeda, militant leader of Waziristan Baitullah Mehsood is also a big danger for USA,’ Admiral Michel Mullen has reportedly said after his arrival in Pakistan on Monday. Earlier a Senior American official had reportedly said that Taliban militants present in tribal areas of Pakistan can hit Islamabad. Mr. Rehman Malik had reportedly said that four thousand foreign militants are present in tribal areas of Pakistan.

Media reports reflect that during meeting between President Asif Ali Zardari, Mr. Richard Hall Brook and Mr. Michel Mullen on Monday evening, President Asif Ali Zardari had stressed for the end of drone attacks on Pakistan, and had asked for more economic aid to strengthened Pakistan’s capability to play effective role in war against terror.

While addressing Parliament of Turky on Monday US President Barak Hussain Obama has reportedly said that USA is not fighting against Islam and US will provide help to the people of Pakistan in war against terror. He had also reportedly recommended inclusion of Turky into European Union.

Mean while taking notice of media reports regarding flogging of teenage girl by Taliban militants of Swat, Chief Justice Supreme Court of Pakistan Mr., Muhammad Iftikhar Chaudhary had taken souo moto action and had ordered inquiry into the teenage girl flogging incident in Swat.

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Monday, April 6, 2009

Police SHO Killed in Kohat

SHO Sadar police station and his driver were killed when unknown miscreants had opened fire on their car near Interchange at Kohat Pindi road on Monday. The miscreants had managed to escape. Dead bodies of deceased SHO Riaz and his driver Umer Gul were handed over to their families after postmortem in Liaqat Memmorial Hospital in Kohat. DCO Muhammad Siraj and other police officials had visited Liaqat hospital, and police had encircled Kohat district to arrest the killers.

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Sunday, April 5, 2009

22 People Killed in Chakwal Suicide Bomb Attack

‘22 persons were killed and 35 others were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up with explosives outside Imambargah in Chakwal district of Punjab on Sunday. Eight among the injured persons are in critical condition. Inside Imambargah Shia sect people were holding their annual meeting when a suicide bomber had tried to enter in Imambargah, he was checked by police men and stopped outside Imambargah where he had blew himself up with explosives tied around his body,’ unveiled in a private TV channel news report.

‘Ten FC men were killed in a suicide bomb attack, when a suicide bomber blew himself up with explosives near camp of FC men in Islamabad capital of Pakistan on Saturday,’ unveiled in a news report of daily Express.

According to media reports UN official John Slocky was released on Saturday, he was abducted in Quetta Baluchistan on 2nd February 2009, he was abducted by Baluchistan Liberation United Front while he was heading towards his office from his home in Quetta.

Meanwhile uproar over lashing of teenage girl in Swat district by Taliban militants of Pakistan is continued and Asma Jehangir a women rights activist has reportedly said that if Pakistan Army is unable to control Taliban militants then women of Pakistan will take up arms against the militants. Taliban spokesman in Swat Muslim Khan had reportedly denied Taliban involvement in lashing of teenage girl in Swat and Maulana Fazlur Rehman of JUI had reportedly termed the incident as an effort to sabotage peace process in Swat.

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Obituary

Mrs. Noor Buksh Paracha had breathed her last on Sunday; she will be laid to eternal rest at her native graveyard in Kohat at 2: pm today. She was mother of Wahab Paracha, and was mother in law of Mr. Maula Buksh Paracha and Muhammad Farooq Khan and was maternal grand mother of Mr. Sidiq Paracha Station Director of Radio Pakistan Kohat.

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Saturday, April 4, 2009

Founder of Democratic Pakistan

To develop a third world democracy one needs the nerves of steel. Chairman Peoples Party and twice elected premier of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Shaheed was a leader of strong nerves, he had fought against two military dictators, against field martial Auybe Khan he had won the battle but while fighting against dictator General Zia he had lost his life.

Pakistani fiction reflects its culture of depression, forced labor, over exploitation of the people, feudal system, private armies and jails of feudal lords, unprecedented violence against women in rural and underdeveloped areas of Pakistan are the factors contributing towards creation of authoritarian society and are giving it a look of cage locked forever.

When young Bhutto had tasted freedom and civil liberties in USA during his student life after completion of his graduation he came back to Pakistan and had strived to create an egalitarian society here. In his effort he was not alone; students, teachers, lawyers, laborers, journalists, writers and masses had joined hands with him. His agitation movement against Auybe Khan was a great success.

He and his accomplices had given a constitution to Pakistan, a first ever genuine social contract, a document based on consensus of the eminent leaders of all the four provinces of Pakistan, chairman Bhutto had reorganized armed forces of Pakistan, and had equipped the forces with latest weapons, he had started Pakistan’s nuclear program to deter India from committing any other large scale aggression on Pakistan.

Bhutto had created Islamic bloc to develop Muslim countries, King Faisal, Colonel Muammar Qadafi and Sheikh Zaid bin Sultan had closely worked with him to create Islamic bloc. To larger extent his effort was a big success, petro dollars were poured into Pakistan and other developing Muslim countries. He had opted for end to alliance relationship with USA and had gained a membership of nonaligned movement for Pakistan.

His foreign policy was a big success but at home front his opponents had ended his reign by bloodless military coup after long agitation movement. In his life time Chairman Bhutto Shaheed and his accomplices had created conducive environment for democratic change, which still prevails in Pakistan and Pakistan is speedily moving towards gaining a perfect democratic system. Future generations will remember him as founder of free and democratic Pakistan.

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Obituary

Mrs. Abdul Rauf Paracha had breathed her last on Friday, she was laid to rest in her native graveyard in Kohat, and people of different walks of life had attended her funeral prayers. She was mother in Law of Professor Sajad Paracha chairman journalism department of Bahawalpur University.

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Friday, April 3, 2009

Friday Crime Report of Kohat District

Two Persons were killed in two different incidents of firing and accident in Kohat on Friday. According to police sources Muhammad Tariq was killed when accused killers Muhammad Shafi, Mubashir and Noor Muhammad residents of Meerozai village of Kohat had opened fire at him with firearms due to a land dispute and have managed to escape. Brother of deceased Muhammad Tariq, Mr. Muhammad Tahir had registered first information report in Sadar police station Kohat, police search for arrest of accused killers is on. Meanwhile motorcycle rider Atif resident of Mohallah Mian Badshah Kohat was hit by passenger coach # KT1355 on Peshawar by pass road, critically injured Atif was rushed towards hospital but had succumbed to his injuries on the way towards hospital, Sadar police station staff had arrested the passenger coach driver Tamees Khan and case against him was registered.

Three persons were kidnapped by unknown persons during the night between Thursday and Friday. According to police sources from a truck # C2625 loaded with marble, truck driver Noor Alam along with his two companions Mujtaba, Juma Khan, residents of Muhammad Khwaja Hangu were kidnapped by unknown persons near Ustarzai village of Kohat, the truck was heading towards Hangu from Peshawar, owner of the truck Hanif Hussain and truck was left behind, abductors had only kidnapped the driver and his two other companions. First information report was registered by Wilayat Khan Resident of Muhammad Khwaja Hangu; police search is on to arrest the abductors.

Fifteen kg plastic bomb planted at roadside on Kohat Sheen Dhand road was found and diffused by bomb disposal squad of Kohat police on Friday. According to police sources police station Sadar staff had registered the case against unknown miscreants. Meanwhile Mr. Shah Ali Kyani has been appointed as SP Investigation in Kohat, while PFRP Kohat region Abdul Majid Afridi was appointed as OSD and was transferred to Central Police Office Peshawar.

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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Terrorists Have No Religion or Boundaries

‘Terrorists have no religion or boundaries, provincial governments shall remain at high alert to avert any terrorist attack, our intelligence system is well organized, we shall strive to preempt them by gathering timely intelligence prior to any attempt of terrorists so the preemptive move can be initiated to stop the terrorists from doing any harm, I am saddened with the news regarding loss of precious lives of policemen in Manawan training center Lahore,’ Prime Minister of Pakistan Syed Yousuf Raza Gailani was heard as saying this on a private TV channel of Pakistan.

Meanwhile two Afghan and two tribesmen suspects were arrested in Kohat and according to police sources the suspects were shifted to unknown place for further investigations.

After Friday first ever US drone attack on Kadizai area of Orakzai agency in which 12 persons including some foreigners were killed, according to private TV Channel report US spy planes are flying over Orakzai and Kurram agency on Saturday.

Peshawar High Court Bar Association President Mr. Abdul Latif Afrid while addressing a gathering in Kohat courts on Saturday had stressed for promotion of ideology of nonviolence propounded by great Pakhtoon leader Khan Abdul Ghafar Khan and had condemned drone attack on Khadizai area of Orakzai agency.

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Obituary

Sister of ex Speaker NWFP assembly Barrister Masood Kausar and famous poet late Ahmed Faraz had breathed her last on Saturday, she will be laid to rest in her native graveyard in Kohat at 2: pm today.


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Quality of education in KPK