Monday, December 1, 2008

Tribal elders seek recovery of college principal

Monday, December 01, 2008, Zil-Hajj 02, 1429 A.H

PARACHINAR: The elders of Kurram Agency on Sunday constituted a 14-member committee to make efforts for the safe and early recovery of a kidnapped college principal, who was kidnapped in Khyber Agency a few days ago.

To this effect, a meeting of local notables and elders was held at the Government Degree College to devise a strategy for safe and early recovery of Government Elementary College Jamrud Principal Syed Razi Shah, a resident of Kurram Agency. The participants expressed concern over the prevailing situation of terror and growing incidents of kidnapping in the NWFP and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata).

A 14-member committee was formed to make efforts for safe recovery. The committee members held a meeting with Political Agent Arshad Majeed and Waris Khan Afridi, a tribal elder of the Khyber Agency, for the release of the principal.