KPK Cabinet approves anti-terror task force,calls for Fc back Again


After the death of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Law Minister Israrullah Gandapur in a suicide attack , the KPK cabinet in a special meeting Today has approved tough decisions to control the law and order situation in the province.
A special meeting of the KPK cabinet, headed by Chief Minister Pervez Khattak, approved the establishment of an anti-terrorism task force which will be led by the Inspector General of Police and comprise the members of all law enforcement and intelligence agencies including Army, Frontier Corps and Frontier Constabulary.
The cabinet has also demanded of the center to return the Frontier Constubalry’s platoons back to the province so that they can be deployed at sensitive places for controlling law and order and fighting terrorism.
The cabinet in another decision called upon the federal government to pace up the peace talks process as KPK is facing the brunt of terrorist attacks.
They also ordered monitoring of all Afghan refugees living in the capital and deportation of those found to be involved in any criminal activity.
The cabinet has also ordered property dealers to submit data of the tenants living in rented houses in the city to detect terrorists and criminal elements.

The assassinated law minister Israrullah Gandapur was a member of the ruling party in KPK, the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI).
He is the most senior member of the party to have been killed so far.
PTI chief Imran Khan condemned the killing of the Gandapur and directed the PTI-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to bring those responsible for the incident to justice as soon as possible.

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