JAMRUD: The security forces have arrested two Khassadar personnel in Khyber tribal district on charges receiving bribe from heavy vehicles and handed them over to the administration.

Official sources said the two Khasaddar officials, Shoaib and Khursheed, were allegedly receiving bribe from heavy vehicles on the bypass road in Jamrud. The security forces personnel arrived at the scene and arrested the two Khassadar officials and handed them over to the administration. The arrested officials are now detained in the Jamrud lock up.

The district administration hasn’t offered any comment on the issue.

Sources in the transporters community said they consider any kind of charges illegal as the government has banned all kind of taxes in the area. They said strict action should be taken against corrupt officials.