PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) has requested the inspector general police, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, to name the US and CIA in the FIR of the Hangu drone raid. The News.
PESHAWAR: A group of lawmakers from the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) assembly marched towards the US consulate in Peshawar to submit a memorandum against drone strikes, Express News reported on Monday. K-P Minister for Finance Sirajul Haq led the group of parliamentarians, while Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak could not accompany the protesters. The parliamentarians walked all the way to the consulate to submit the four-page memorandum. The Express Tribune, Daily Mashriq.
LANDIKOTAL: Owing to protest sit-in held on Ring Road Peshawar by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf against NATO supply route, the Torkham border was also sealed for all sorts of movements due to security reasons on Saturday, official sources informed. The Frontier Post.
PESHAWAR: Supplies to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) troops in Afghanistan via Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have come to a grinding halt as trucks en route to Peshawar from Karachi have gone off the road in Punjab. `Every container contains goods valuing from Rs30 million to Rs40 million, the economic repercussions are high so no one is ready to take undue risks,` said Ziaul Haq Sarhadi, director at the Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Dawn, The Express Tribune.
LANDI KOTAL: The Bara-based outlawed group Lashkar-i-Islam released on Monday all the abducted teachers of a private school after questioning them for four days regarding their involvement in polio vaccination. Dawn.
PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police stopped activists of the Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf (PTI) from blocking trucks carrying Nato supplies to and from Afghanistan on Monday. Provincial Police Chief Nasir Durrani ordered the police to prevent protesters from stopping trucks and open an investigation against those who were halting vehicles on Sunday, said a statement from the police. The KP police also registered cases against 35 PTI activists for manhandling truck drivers. Some 100 PTI protesters checked shipment documents of trucks, heading to Afghanistan, at the Hayatabad toll booth and also manhandled some drivers. The News.
PESHAWAR: Truck drivers will not carry any Nato supplies as long as the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf protest continues, said the All Pakistan Transporters Owners Association on Monday. The Express Tribune.