SHANGLA: The Shangla police on Monday, arrested a group of women traffickers who had sold a girl for Rs 150,000 in Kohistan district and recovered from the area on February 5, during the investigation she identified the first abductor and reached the women trafficker group.
Senior Superintendent of the police investigation, Shangla, Aqiq Hussain stated on Monday said that a resident of Lilownai in Alpuri tehsil had registered his complaint in the police station Alpuri that his young age daughter had been abducted by a person from Kohistan.
It said following the registration of the case, the SSP investigation had formed a team who investigated the case with all aspects and arrested the main accused Hazrat Khalid from Kohistan during the investigation he identified his facilitators and confessed that he had sold the girl at Rs 150,000 to a man namely Gul Rahman in Kohistan.
The police statement said that the girl had phone contact with the main accused Hazrat Khalid and he persuaded her of marrying her on February 5 night he took her away from her home in Lilownai and sold it to Gul Rehman at Rs 150,000 in Kohistan.
Police said they arrested the other members of the crime as well, Muhammad Raham, Muhammad Ayaz, Saif ur Rehman, Fazal Haq, and Gul Rehman too to whom the girl was sold.
The SSP investigation in his statement said that they would not let anyone do women trafficking business in the area.
POWER PROJECTS SECURITY: The regional police officer, of Malakand division, Sajjad Khan visited different sensitive places in the district on Monday and inspected their security, and asked the concerned authorities to improve the security of the sites to avoid any terrorist mishap.
The RPO Malakand Sajjad Khan accompanied by DPO Shangla, Muhammad Imran, SDPO Abbas Khan, and others visited the sensitive places of the district and those areas remained under the influence of Taliban and also 11-megawatt Karora Hydropower Project and inspected its security and DPO Muhammad Imran briefed the RPO regarding the security situation of the district.
RPO Malakand asked the project authorities to improve the site security although there were no Chinese engineers at the site currently.
The RPO Malakand directed the project director Sarfaraz Khan to make more secure arrangements for the accommodation of Chinese engineers and if required police help, he and his department would be available at any time.