SHANGLA: A farewell party was arranged for retired district police officer, Upper Kohistan, Raja Saboor at government higher secondary school, Butyal, in Shangla on Tuesday.
The function was criticised by the local people as 8th class examinations were underway at the school amid drum beats and other noise. DPO Malak Ihjaz had arranged the private farewell party for his colleague who retired from police a day before.
The DPO Shangla Malak Ihjaz had arranged the private farewell party for his colleague who had got retirement from the police on Monday.
Niaz Khan Shangla, said at the same time private event inside the government school at the time when students resolving their papers was regrettable.
He said how the education department permitted police for holding a private event within the school premises when exams were underway.
Waseem Khan said the government schools were not private weeding halls or private property where holding private events of police during examination was beyond his understanding.
He said the government should take action against both the department over an attempt of destruction of the students future.
Students appearing for examinations waited for hours outside the school due to high security, while some students of private and government schools were engaged by schools management on welcoming to the retired police officer at Bisham chowk.
Students when asked about the event and paper, they said that today (Tuesday) was their science paper but due to noise of drum beats and shouts of people outside the classes was disturbing them particularly disrupting focus to their papers.
When local journalists asked the principal of GHSS Butyal, Aqal Mand, he told that SDPO Pir Sayed requested him and he allowed the event, however, the school principal threatened the journalists for reporting the issue on mainstream media and started blackmailing by filming their videos.
District Education Officer, Muhammad Amin when contacted in this regard he told The Northern Post that he is unaware about the event and not been taken onboard, would see the matter upon return from Peshawar.