JAMRUD, 21 September: A Khassadar commander has been arrested over a fight with a political naib tehsildar in Jamrud, Khyber Agency, and some other commanders have also been suspended over protesting over the arrest of their colleague.

Khassadar Commander Zakir Afridi exchanged hot words with the political naib tehsildar during an operation against encroachments after which he was arrested. Another local Khassadar Commander Hazrat Munir has also removed his shoulder promotion badges in protest against Zakir Afridi’s arrest.

The political administration has suspended all the commanders of Jamrud and appointed Shoaib Afridi as new commander.