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Dir police take control of army check-post

National

May 20, 2018

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TIMERGARA: The Pakistan Army on Saturday handed over Islam Darra check-post in Maidan, Lower Dir district, to the civil administration. In this connection, a special ceremony was held where Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Said Gul, Col Muhammad Yaseen Anjum, in-charge Maidan battalion, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Headquarters Fakhr-e-Alam, DSP Jandool Bakht Jamal and a large number of local government representatives and local elders were also present. Speaking on the occasion, Col Muhammad Yaseen Anjum said that after complete restoration of peace in the area, the army had been able to gradually hand over security-related responsibilities to police force as per government policy. “Alhamdulillah! This became possible with all-out support of local people and public representatives today,” Col Yaseen said, adding that the security forces would coordinate with police force to maintain lasting peace in the area.

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