JAMRUD, 26 February: The tribal elders and the political administration have announced to take collective measures for the eradication of narcotics substances.

A jirga of the local elders was held here on Monday which was participated by Malik Faizullah Jan Kuki Khel, Malik Sardar Azam Afridi, Malik Khalid Akbar and other notables. Assistant political agent Zahid Usman and tehsildar Shah Wazir also attended the jirga.

Speaking to the jirga members, the assistant political agent said that it is high time to take actions against those involved in manufacturing and trading of drugs.

The tribal elders responded positively and said they would not allow drugs businesses in the area.