WANA, August 22: Administration of South Waziristan tribal region has arrested 21 elders of Wazir tribe under Maintenance of Public Order law.

Sources in the local administration say the tribal elders visited Scouts Camp and wanted to meet political agent and assistant political agent but that the political agent along with the army was visiting the area and not available at the office.

The elders tried to enter his office by force and later staged a sit-in in front of his office. When political agent reached his office, he arrested all the elders and put them behind bars.