Safi tribesmen asked to take action against militants.
By Fauzee Khan Mohmand:7.11.2016
GHALANAI, Nov 7: Mohmand agency local administration and security forces have warned the Safi tribesmen to take action against militants, facilitators or face action. A jirga of Qandhari, Shinwari, Masood and Gurbaz tribes held here at the agency headquarters Ghalanai jirga hall with the local administration on Monday.
The jirga was also attended by Assistant political agent Upper Mohmand Haseeb-Ur-Rehman, Tehsildar Safi Muhhamd Miraj and a large numbers of elders of four sub-tribes of Safi tehsil.
Addressing on the occasion Assistant political Agent Upper Mohmand Haseeb-Ur-Rehman warns the Safi tribal elders to fulfill their territorial collective responsibility of the area and took stern action against the facilitators of militants’ in the area.
At least 90 IEDs (Improvised Explosives Devices) incidents occurred in one year in the tribal region while out this 37 IEDs were blasted in the Safi tehsil “said Haseeb.
APA said that it is a grave concern for the local administration that half IEDs were blasted in the Safi tehsil due to which law and order situation in not satisfactory in Mohmand tribal region.
He stressed upon the elders that Safi tribal elders must took action against militants’ facilitators and stop these IEDs in their respective areas.
Haseeb-Ur-Rehman said that tribal elders should shoulders collective responsibility so that we starts house to house search operation in the area to flash out facilitators form the area.
“Most of the IEDs facilitators are in the Safi tehsil therefore IEDs most incidents are occurring here” said Haseeb_ur-Rehman.
Assistant Political agent warned also that if after today an IED blasts any tribe locality we imposed fine on the same tribe.
He added that if some tribal elders don’t fulfill their collective responsibility they give in written form so that we can conduct operation in those areas with help of security forces.
APA says that in failure all the concerned incentives of the Safi tribesmen would be stopped till fulfillment of collective responsibility.
Malik Darya Khan, Malik Sadol Khan, Malik Gul Ghani, Malik Israiel Khan, Malik Ayaz Bad shah and others.
Tribal elders assured their full cooperation to the administration and security forces maintaining law and order situation in the areas.
Tribal elders requested two days times that they would hold jirgas with others elders on village basis in then informed the administration.
They also said that tribal elders would form 20-60 nominated committees for this purpose which would further talked to the local administration in this regard.
Tribal elder said that they would fight against the militants and fully support the security forces in the operation against militants who were depriving the children of education and health facilities and destroying the tribal customs and traditions.
They decided that strict action would be taken against those tribesmen who were found sheltering anti-state elements in the area.
Tribesmen unanimously decided to extend full support to the government and the security forces to eliminate militants from the area.
Later on the jirga also meet with Political agent Mahmood Aslam Wazir and discuss the law and order situation in the Safi thesil.